‘Senzeni Na?’ – Treasury staff sing as Pravin Gordhan arrive for final meeting

Mcebisi Jonas and Pravin Gordhan
 

 What have we done?”– Treasury staff burst into song as Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy arrived for their final meeting after the Cabinet reshuffle. “Senzeni Na?” (also spelled Senzenina, English: What Have We Done?) is a South African anti‐apartheid folk song. The Xhosa/Zulu language song is commonly sung …

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Face to Face with Thabo Mbeki

 

 In 2014 Peter Bruce, editor in Chief of Financial Mail magazine and Business Day newspaper, in South Africa sat down with former president Thabo Mbeki. He completed a Masters degree in economics at Sussex University in 1966 and was the 2nd democratically elected president after Nelson Mandela. Here’s some comments …

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Why Black Millionaires are never pro-Black

 

 This is a scene from the 1972 Film, Trick Baby, based on a novel of the same name written by Iceberg Slim. It is one of the most pertinent movie scenes you will ever watch, explaining exactly why Black Millionaires are never Pro-Black 99.9% of the time. The character who …

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Brands vs Plants

 

 I didn’t that I don’t know anything about plants until I saw this picture! The few plants I know, I know them in my mother tongue but compounded by the fact that I spend a lot of time speaking in English that means my kids won’t know even those few …

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