THE INEQUALITY IN CAPE TOWN IS RIFE: IMIZAMO YETHU TOWNSHIP

THE PLIGHT OF THE PEOPLE OF IMIZAMO YETHU  IN HOUT BAY. A cold day on the 4th of July (a significant day in American history), is a post-service delivery protest day in Imizamo Yethu in South Africa. As we inhale the fresh air near the Atlantic Ocean, (well as the rich inhales the fresh air),…

“THE POLITICAL IS PERSONAL”

PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON HOME AFFAIRS: AN OUTSIDER LOOKING IN. The personal is political is a  term coined by Feminist and writer Carol Hanisch’s essay titled “The Personal is Political”. Here is a bit of history on the term. THE PERSONAL IS POLITICAL I have decided to reverse the order of the words, “The political is personal” to…

Intervention and rehabilitation for Grahamstown street children through education.

The evolution of Amasango Career School in Grahamstown is astonishing.  What began as a non-governmental organization operating from two shipping containers, is now a registered special needs school for street children. Amasango is situated in Victoria Road, Oatlands, on the periphery of the Grahamstown’s operating society. Driving in through a dusty, brown, untarred road filled with…