Context · Emancipation · Identity

The Sanitized Self

By Zulumathabo Zulu © 2018 Like, a sanitized pawn Hitherto, to uncrown The destiny, pre-calculated Hitherto, like syntactic Hereafter, like balistic Sanitized, is acceptable True self, like undesirable Factual history, derailed Authentic self, assailed Ignorance, like accepted True knowledge, unaccepted Zambezi meandering, curtailed Herein, the endangerment For, the future descendent Contextual Commentary The erudite scholar… Continue reading The Sanitized Self

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Overthinking, The Bread

By Zulumathabo Zulu © 2018 Deleterious, distance Adheres, like affiance Unable, to conjugate the exit At great cost, to the family Chained to the economy To reach the grinding mill Overthinking, the bread Ancestral vibration, detested Trusting instinct, conflicted The enteric arrest, suggested The beast stomach, adjusted The syntactic, unconceivable The organism, undirected Overthinking, the… Continue reading Overthinking, The Bread

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African Cosmology: The Mother of all Knowledges! 

By Zulumathabo Zulu © 2018 Last week I delivered a scholarly lecture at the Department of Basic Education in Pretoria, South Africa. Thanks to the Chief Education Specialist of Physical Sciences Madam Morongwa Masemola who hosted me. Madam Masemola is a very impressive science powerhouse in a gutsy mission to rewrite science from the African… Continue reading African Cosmology: The Mother of all Knowledges! 

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African Origin of Philosophy

Modalities, Freedom and the Fourth Industrial Revolution The logosyllabric script of the erudite ancestors.   By Zulumathabo Zulu © 2018 This scholarly paper presented at the Department of Basic Education, Pretoria. The Preamble In Western societies, philosophy is the superset of knowledge systems premised upon three disciplines namely (1) epistemology; (2) metaphysics and (3) ethics… Continue reading African Origin of Philosophy

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Hereby, To Venerate Madikizela-Mandela

By Zulumathabo Zulu © 2018 This literary piece is dedicated to the Xhosa heroine with a rare combination of beauty and brains; the unbought and the unsold African queen of the liberation struggle and the anti-establishment fighter of the Anglo-Dutch descended settler colonial system of apartheid Winnie Madikizela-Mandela who passed away on Monday April 2,… Continue reading Hereby, To Venerate Madikizela-Mandela