PALI LEHOHLA | Fallout ensues from ‘Mangope a sellout or provider of developmental blueprint?’ article

One does not simply kick up dust where a developed Bantustan once stood, so now would be a good time to ponder what Lenin labelled communist conceit

10 March 2024 - 21:05 By PALI LEHOHLA

Many of the so-called black middle class do not subscribe to paid newspapers. As a consequence, a summary and headline are all we are exposed to. We are a seriously deformed middle class. This is the danger of the future in that tweets constitute the summary of the world we live in. In part what Ntate Mathata Tshedu referred to as my “New York jamboree”, where I was invited to discuss the 30 years of the United Nations Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics, deals with the dangers confronting economic, social and political governance and the role of statistics. I invited several platforms to this “jamboree” as it was online...

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