Decolonising project: what is the place of ubuntu? (Polity, 26 September 2017, reprinted in Daily Maverick)

The process of pursuing decolonisation of the colonial and apartheid knowledge and cultural projects, often relates to retrieval of the precolonial.  What is the place of ubuntu in such an endeavour? Continue reading

Zuma and allies under pressure: what is the way forward? (Polity, 18 September, 2017, reprinted Daily Maverick and


We are in a very confusing moment of post apartheid politics.  At one level much of the support base around President Jacob Zuma is under attack or eroding Continue reading