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Sandile Memela

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Sandile Memela is a journalist, writer, cultural critic, columnist and civil servant. He lives in Midrand.

Majority still support ANC

The majority will, again, vote for the ANC in the forthcoming elections. It is unavoidable as that seems to be the only party of choice…

We are not all intellectuals

South African artists seem to be outraged by anyone who questions or challenges intellectual capabilities in the sector. I allegedly made a provocative comment about…

An apology to my fellow countrymen

To: Dr Piet Mulder The Freedom Front Plus The FW de Klerk Foundation And everyone who was offended My recent article on the Mail &…

Mrs Khumalo, your daughter is not Reeva

Am I the only guy in this country who is fed up with black agony, pain and suffering being reduced to a sideshow? What is…

We have no white leaders

It is frustration with so-called white leadership, or lack of it, that has made me ask: What has happened to men and women of integrity…

My brother died the same day Mandela died

My brother died. He died on the same day as former president and international icon Nelson Mandela. They both died on December 5 2013. My…

Will the real celebrities please stand up?

I have heard people who watch too much TV and listen to the radio ask: What is a celebrity? What makes Pearl Thusi, Kuli Roberts,…