Nobama campaign – some lessons

From the 26th June to the 3rd July, US imperialism sent its chief political representative to Africa on a public relations exercise. The trip was cynically billed as building ‘trade ties’ and ‘strengthening democratic institutions’. In the end,...
The Fall of Bophutaswana

The Fall of Bophutaswana

In 1994 the Bantustan Dictator, Lucas Mangope refused to participate in the transformation of South Africa. On Friday, 3 March 1994 we met as teachers at Rooigrond hotel which was just outside the fictional borders of Bophutatswana, and about a kilometer from...