I was proud to call Dr Rupert a friend. He was always a wonderful source of support and kindness.
In Hanover Park they highlighted the terrible plight of backyard dwellers and the fact that year after year nothing has been done to help you: the hope and despair you all live with every day.
For our white members, voting is something they have done for hundreds of years. But for us, it is not such a traumatic thing, because we have never participated in an election.
Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.
I am not the kind of leader who pontificates about what should be done – I don’t operate on scenarios, and I am not a prophet.
In the Bible, we first encounter God when he sides with a bunch of slaves against a powerful Pharaoh, an act of grace freely given.
Personally, I believe in self-determination, but in the context of one South Africa – so that my self-determination is based in this region, and with my people.
Hate has no place in the house of God.
Europe became rich because it exploited Africa; and the Africans know that.
How could you have a soccer team if all were goalkeepers? How would it be an orchestra if all were French horns?