- Aug 27, 2015
University of Cape Town (UCT) vice-chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng has congratulated a student on his honours project in which he ended his acknowledgements with the phrase‚ “ONE SETTLER‚ ONE BULLET!!”
According to the abstract‚ the project argues that South Africa is a settler-colonial society that was built and maintained through conquest.
“The settler and the natives’ relationship is a construction which orders its identity through violence‚” writes Mlandu.
The paper aims to understand how this relationship is sustained. Mlandu argues that “there is something that sustains the relationship between the native and the settler apart from the economic disparities between the two.