Siya Kolisi & the national question

- | 4 weeks ago

Now that Siya Kolisi is the first black Springbok captain to lift the Webb Ellis trophy, political cynics and pseudo-radicals dismiss this as meaningless.

They insist this euphoria does nothing to return the land or bring about economic equality. No doubt the question of land dispossession and economic injustice continues to haunt South Africa 25 years into freedom and democracy.

There was a time when fighting for the land was both exciting and tempting.

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