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Isaac Mangena

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Isaac Mangena is a Chapter Nine Communicator slash activist. He has spent much of the past ten years of his life in a newsroom. He is a former TV and Newspaper journalist who focuses on African and international news. He previously worked for Media24 and Agence France-Presse. Isaac holds a BA Psychology degree from the University of the North (now Limpopo). He reads, writes and critique – a lot.

ANC spaza xenophobia

I took a taxi a few days ago and listened to a conversation between two women and the taxi driver. They were talking about the…

Reshuffling: Zuma missed the jokers

They say in every war there are casualties, and it would seem President Jacob Zuma has gone to war far too many times, leaving a…

Murray’s painting mirrors Zuma’s life

I had already started writing my angry views about my president unzipped and exposed. When I started, I wrote it as a man, a black…

Let’s think about our children

The story of Rego Modise of Rustenburg has me worried about the future of our kids, black and white, in South Africa. Rego is a…