Education Ambassadors SA

Corruption: A cancer that eats away our...

Written By: Charles Mphokela Corruption has become a favourite past time for many of our people, to many it has been a betrayal of many dreams and aspirations for a better life. In fact it is being committed so frequent that it no longer comes...

CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

Written By: Simon Rakei If crimes were still punishable by death in most of society, and a seventeen year old girl had been murdered, how would you begin explaining to the mother that the man who has brutally raped and murdered her daughter is...

BLUE COLLAR WORKER

Writer: Xolile Charles Mphokela   He, who, from dawn to dusk toils for meager wages Still sweating blaze like his ancestors long gone ages May his strength and health not miss him? For his children’ dreams may not look dim Laboring...

Thoughts on Hope

Writer: Kholofelo Charmaine Bashele Hope, a word I have been hearing a lot lately in the past few weeks. Firstly it was part and parcel of a fiery sermon at church, not forgetting to mention as a moral of a book I was reading. But I’m sure...

This African Woman

Writer: Ntando PZ Mbatha Hercellulite defines her bumpy, yet so smooth journey Her stretch marks say “I havelived” Her curves – put your hands around them – oh! So lovely Her beautiful behind – unfathomable even white...

The problem with our education system...

Writer: Kagisho Nkadimeng Last year saw the children who were born in 1994 matriculating. 19 years later, it is almost impossible to imagine the kind of progress we have successfully made. Being born in 1993, the dying days of Apartheid, I...

PRODIGAL

Writer: Kholofelo Charmaine Bashele I lie there, face up, in the space between me and my bed, imagining daggers falling limitlessly from the sky. And in a twist of context, the sky would be a metaphor for some sort of wrath from the Higher...

BLUE COLLAR WORKER

Writer: Xolile Charles Mphokela He, who, from dawn to dusk toils for meager wages Still sweating blaze like his ancestors long gone ages May his strength and health not miss him? For his children’ dreams may not look dim Laboring for a...

THE FALLEN THRITEEN

Writer: Xolile Charles Mphokela Hopes and dreams of Afrika beset them May their spirits fuel our desire for freedom, lest we forget them? Afrika will one day find joy and peace, that is my belief My heart wept for their mothers’...

WHAT IS RIGHT RIGHT NOW?

Writer: Simon Rakei Year after year you read the same patriotic articles about this day. I will admit, they are quite lovely. But today I’ve decided to take you on another journey, one completely unorthodox. Instead of writing about the...