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Akanyang Africa 2012 report

In Uncategorized on December 31, 2012 at 9:16 AM

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 16,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 4 Film Festivals

Click here to see the complete report.

Was Independent Newspapers’ Gaye Davis ‘right’ to resign?

In Media, Politics, Society on December 19, 2012 at 1:16 PM

What does Independent Newspapers deputy political editor Gaye Davis’ resignation this week over The Star’s Cyril dumps Zuma report mean for the media in general especially during this ANC Elective conference in Mangaung where every Madam & Eve wants to break news? Read the rest of this entry »

How not to get raped: “… put up a fight”

In Uncategorized on December 14, 2012 at 8:51 AM

I was just shocked when I read a Guardian report  this morning of a southern California judge who made some very worrying and stupid remarks about women who were or raped and what it is that they should probably do to avoid that. Read the rest of this entry »

#ANCRoad2Mangaung: What has Motlanthe taught us?

In Media, Politics, Society on December 12, 2012 at 8:39 PM

As we draw close to the African National Congress’ elective conference in Mangaung, Bloemfontein in a week’s time where it appears some party delegates will choose to retain President Jacob Zuma as its president while others will choose to replace him with his deputy, Kgalema Motlanthe it is important for all voting delegates going to Mangaung to really sit down and reflect on what this #Road2Mangaung leadership battle means before deciding which of them stays (or goes, even). Read the rest of this entry »

SABC Blacklisting: a 2006 episode repeat in 2012?

In Media, Politics, Society on December 5, 2012 at 10:01 AM

Was it not soooo long ago that SABC admitted its decision of blacklisting certain persons perceived to hold a certain view was wrong? To be exact early last month SABC admitted its former head of news, Snuki Zikalala, broke its own broadcasting standards by blacklisting journalists and commentators in 2006. Read the rest of this entry »

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