Riding victimhood to power | by Justice Malala

Many have been outraged and sad for President Jacob Zuma over The Spear saga but in truth he could not have asked for a better week. With just seven months to go to the ANC’s Mangaung conference, Zuma’s battle over The Spear has given him a party that is...
The Left under threat in Nigeria | by Baba Aye

The Left under threat in Nigeria | by Baba Aye

May 4, 2012 is a day that I shall not forget. Early in the morning, I heard that my trade union comrade and friend, Olaitan Oyerinde, had been killed. He was shot four times in his home, in front of his wife, about an hour after midnight. Lintin, as some of us used to...
Thokozani FC – A week in Paris | by Sokari

Thokozani FC – A week in Paris | by Sokari

Thokozani football club [TFC] is currently comprised of 21 black lesbian-women athletes ranging in ages from 18-41, a coach, and a team administrator. All live in the Umlazi Township, Kwa-Zulu Natal.  The team was named after Thokozani Qwabe, a lesbian soccer player...