Archive | March, 2015

Chabane – a disciplined mind and humble nature

By Sonwabile Mancotywa This article was published by Daily Dispatch on 18 March 2015 “That man is still there in the Eastern Cape. He doesn’t want to return home,” the late Minister Collins Chabane would often reply when I enquired about his brother, Pat Chabane. That was the man who first introduced me to Collins, […]

Heritage loses activists

It is sad for the heritage and culture sector to lose yet another activist in a space of less than two weeks. The multi-award winning radio presenter and a promoter of traditional music, Saba “Zawu Zawu” Mbixane, could not be resuscitated 17 days after  was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Nelson […]

Time to take control of our past, and our future

By Adv. Sonwabile Mancotywa Published in the Daily Dispatch, on February 26, 2015 We too in the Eastern Cape are the captains of our souls. We too in the Eastern Cape are masters of our fate,” said the premier, Phumulo Masualle, as he concluded his state of the province address on Friday. The premier was […]