Courts Can’t End Civil Wars

Courts Can’t End Civil Wars

  The conflict in South Sudan is only the latest instance where extreme violence has erupted after a breakdown of political order. But rather than prioritizing political reform, the international community tends to focus on criminalizing the perpetrators of violence....
Mali the stepping stone of re-colonisation

Mali the stepping stone of re-colonisation

Watching the local news bulletin regarding the situation in Mali left me in deep contemplation. The tragic tale of Islamic heritage being torched, erasing the famous Quranic manuscripts of Timbuktu that South Africa contributed generously towards preserving. As grief...
Africa: The Untold Story

Africa: The Untold Story

The book ‘Africa: The Untold Story’ through the eyes of Zubeida Jaffer – By Qaanitah Hunter I met Zubeida Jaffer at the ANC’s elective conference in Mangaung last year and I was intrigued by her personality and journalistic abilities. At that point I...