Author Archives: Professor Herbert W. Vilakazi

About Professor Herbert W. Vilakazi

Professor Herbert Vilakazi was born at Nongoma, KwaZulu/Natal, South Africa. He received his tertiary education at Columbia University, and at the New School For Social Research, both in New York City, USA. He has taught sociology and other social sciences at various tertiary institutions in and around New York City (City College of City University, Essex County College in Newark, Livingstone College, and State University of New York). He has also taught at the University of Transkei (now Walter Sisulu University), University of the Witwatersrand, University of Cape Town, and University of Zululand. He served as Deputy-Chairperson of the Independent Electoral Commission from 1998 to 2004. He has also served as Special Advisor to the Premier of KwaZulu/Natal (2005-2007). He is Chairperson of Vilakazi Development Strategies.

UBUNTU

ON `UBUNTU’ BY HERBERT VILAKAZI (Pretoria: February 2015) “UBUNTU” is an African World-View which was formulated and developed by Africans centuries before a specialized body of knowledge called “philosophy”, and intellectuals called ‘philosophers”, emerged. This African World-View described and prescribed … Continue reading

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Cradle of Mankind

THE “LAND QUESTION” AND THE HISTORY OF AFRICA BY PROFESSOR HERBERT VILAKAZI My aim in this article is to dispute the falsification of history we are getting from land-owners on the issue of the right to land-ownership. Defenders of the … Continue reading

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LET US FORM A NEW UNION OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

LET US FORM A `UNION OF SOUTHERN AFRICA’ [USA AFRICA] BY PROFESSOR HERBERT VILAKAZI* (* http://www.professorvilakazi.wordpress.com) The people of Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, and Namibia, should form a `Union of Southern Africa’. The present … Continue reading

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Union of Southern Africa [USA Africa]

LET US FORM A `UNION OF SOUTHERN AFRICA’ [USA AFRICA] BY PROFESSOR HERBERT VILAKAZI (September 2014. http://www.professorvilakazi.wordpress.com) I am proposing that the people of Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Zambia, Malawi, and Namibia, should form a `Union of … Continue reading

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African Nationalism2

AFRICAN NATIONALISMBYHERBERT VILAKAZI (SA FM, August 12, 2014, Pretoria) African Nationalism was a response of Africans to the Conquest, Enslavement, the Subjugation, Plunder, and Exploitation, of Africa by the Powerful Nations of Europe. Many other countries and peoples have had … Continue reading

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African Nationalism SA FM

AFRICAN NATIONALISM BY HERBERT VILAKAZI (SA FM, August 12, 2014, Pretoria) African Nationalism was a response of Africans to the Conquest, Enslavement, the Subjugation, Plunder, and Exploitation, of Africa by the Powerful Nations of Europe. Many other countries and peoples … Continue reading

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ON THE RENAMING OF A UNISA WING TO “THE ROBERT MANGALISO SOBUKWE” WINGBYPROFESSOR HERBERT VILAKAZI (UNISA, PRETORIA, 24 APRIL 2014) Chairperson of Council of the University of South Africa, Honourable Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mandla Makhanya, the Deputy-Chief Justice of the Republic … Continue reading

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