Tag Archives: Frantz Fanon

The Last Ones Are Woke

South African writer Thando Mgqolozana delivered the keynote address of the 19th Time of the Writer Festival at the University of KwaZulu Natal’s Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on January 14 . The Con publishes the address in full. You will be aware that this festival has had many wonderful keynote speakers and unluckily for you, tonight you are […]

The Witching Hour

  Everyone around her was running. From or towards what, she didn’t know. None of them responded to her panicked questions of where they were going, so she too started running, not knowing what she would find on the other side. Suddenly, she was alone again on a smoky, barren field. In the distance, she […]

Mother of the Nation or Lady Macbeth?

  There is no middle ground for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela write Vashna Jagarnath and Siphokazi Magadla    There has been something of an online furore in response to Verashni Pillay’s Mail&Guardian column, Five times Winnie Mandela has let us down. In this vicious public condemnation of her character, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is rebuked for failing both as a political figure and […]