‘African’ is not Bantu

roodt_dan_wiki

by Dan Roodt

[followbutton username=’danroodt’ count=’true’ lang=’en’ theme=’light’]

Like Dan Roodt’s Facebook page

Sam Ditshego’s response entitled Ancient ‘Af-rui-ka’, Business Day 7 October, to my previous piece merely serves to confirm what I am saying: that neither the word … Read the rest

Bantu imperialism

roodt_dan_wiki

by Dan Roodt

[followbutton username=’danroodt’ count=’true’ lang=’en’ theme=’light’]

Like Dan Roodt’s Facebook page

I was still pondering the implications of “black colonialism” as set out in a previous column when it struck me that some of South Africa’s ethnic categories … Read the rest