A Small Town in Africa

Politics and History

  by Hannes Wessels   US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders recently lashed out on the campaign trail thus: “We have a racist society from top to bottom impacting health care, housing, criminal justice, education — you name it,” he proclaimed. This, despite massive efforts to bridge the racial divide in America through billions spent on […]

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How Boris Johnson Can Help Africa

Politics and History

 by Hannes Wessels  I know Mr. Johnson has his hands full dealing with problems closer to home. He must work quickly to disengage the UK from the European Union on the best possible terms and having transformed his country’s political landscape he has promised to activate a grand plan that will include improving infrastructure, providing […]

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Why I’m Not Leaving

Politics and History

by Dale Collett Forty-three years ago, as a young Selous Scout lieutenant, I was in action against an enemy position, clearing a building deep inside southern Mozambique when hit by a burst of automatic fire. One armour-piercing bullet entered my back below my left shoulder-blade before severing my spinal cord, leaving me paralyzed below the […]

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