Bhiyoza Publishers

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How to Build Africa

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Bhiyoza Publishers

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How to Build Africa

By Nancy Monnya Inspired by Binyavanga Wainaina, the Kenyan writer who passed on recently Remembering one of his most powerful pieces “How to Write About Africa” – A satire about Africa How to Write About Africa     Because you are so tired of the […]

opinion politics

Kill the settler in Afrika and meet the man: Dispatches from Untimely Notes of a “native” son

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 “How can he be considered great, since he has been a philosopher for so long and has never yet disturbed anybody? (Nietzsche in Untimely Meditations, p 194) “…it is only by means of the common characteristic of being German that we can avert the downfall […]

history philosophy politics
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Time and the notions of Justice and Law: A View from Azania

“A people who lose their historical memory becomes a very fragile people. They regress. It is historical memory that permits them to be a strong people”. (Cheikh Anta Diop, in Great African Thinkers)   “Black people reject this… it is a solution given to us […]

history politics
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Returning to the source: An Afrikanist explains the historical foundations and nature of the South African legal system

“A people losing sight of origins are dead. A people deaf to purposes are lost” (Ayi Kwei Armah in Two Thousand Seasons, 1973, p xiii. My italics) “How indeed would a living understanding come to those, who have fled knowledge of the source?” (Ayi Kwei […]

history politics
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Combative Hermeneutics; “Customary Law” as memory and symbol.

“In our land the law of the nation reigns supreme.” (Mazisi Kunene)   Francis Cress Welsing argues that “if you don’t understand white supremacy, everything else that you think you know, will only confuse you”. In implicit agreement with this fundamental argument, Wade Nobles further […]

history politics
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Post-Apartheid Barbarism or Post-Conquest Azanian Civilization? A Race-First Pan-Africanist Critique.

 “There is a task which the Dutch-Afrikaner has in common with his English-Afrikaner compatriots as a bearer of white civilization, but there is also the special task which rests upon him in his own area, namely Dutch-Afrikaner culture…” (Die Burger as quoted in T. Dunbar […]

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