I will have to begin by conceding that I did not go into this book uninitiated in the intricacies of the South Africa land discourse. In…
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The early 1990s was a time in South Africa that the world knew to be the end of the iniquitous apartheid era and the start of…
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Gaongalelwe Tiro described himself as an avid reader, agnostic, stickler for social justice, and cosmology fanatic. In 2019, he released debut book in honour of the great icon Onkgopotse Tiro titled, Parcel of Death, the Biography of Onkgopotse Abram Tiro. In this Q&A with EW Blog editor, Ezekiel Kekana, Gaongalelwe reflects on the legacy of a man who was not only his uncle but a beacon of hope for many youths during apartheid years, writing the book and whether the democratic government has done enough in honour of a man who was called the ‘godfather’ of the 1976 student uprising.