Posts Tagged ‘English’

Of English moral hysteria and student pranks

South Africa is apparently experiencing another tedious outburst of moral outrage about an innocuous case of “blackface” put on by two women students at the University of Pretoria for a 21st-birthday party.

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On the prejudices of ‘progressives’

Blacks impose English on coloured children of N. Cape

language

languageMr. Zolile Prusente is the curriculum specialist with the regional education department in Upington. Recently, he sent a complaint to the South African Human Rights Commission regarding a problematic shift in language policy in the past year.

He alleges that … Read the rest

The Left wouldn’t mind seeing South Africa destroyed

Black man longs for his homeland

The once beautiful old town

The once beautiful old town

Mafikeng’s incorporation into the then homeland [bantustan] of Bophuthatswana in 1980, made it a great place, says a black town member. Mpho Moshe Matheolane bemoans how the ANC allowed the well-functioning town of Mafikeng to … Read the rest