What’s in a name?

Before the English and the Dutch treaded onto African soil, fellow Africans had names that 1) were in their mother-tongue language and 2) had symbolic meanings that were unique to the child with the given name. Names like ‘Senzangakhona’, ‘Ntombikayise’, ‘Izintombizakithi’ or ‘Simlindilewafika’ and many more rolled off African tongues like honey dripping from honeycombs. … More What’s in a name?

W stands for…

The 6th of August 2016 saw numerous South Africans take to Twitter to express their outrage on the treatment of 4 young women involved in a silent protest. These women were pushed and shoved by presidential bodyguards after the President’s speech at the announcement of the 2016 South African Municipal Election Results gathering. For  those … More W stands for…