When in Mamelodi East’s Mahube area a few weeks ago, I bought a Daily Sun newspaper that carried the picture of a burned body on its frontpage on 6 Nov 2013. Could this have been done differently? Read the rest of this entry »
Archive for the ‘Society’ Category
Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa and State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele have reportedly said using images of President Jacob Zuma’s private residence renovated with over R200m of our taxes is illegal and has since asked us, South Africans citizens and anyone for that matter, to desist from using the images. Is this a bit extreme? Read the rest of this entry »
We are all in agreement that our current public service is in shambles and only needs us who use it and work there to fix it and get things right the way they should be run just as the Batho Pele Principles direct us. Additionally, our attitude towards the public health services is one of the major challenges that we have to sort out the soonest. Read the rest of this entry »
It is unfortunate that Ba Ga-Mothibi Tribal Authority communities – one of them Seoding, where I originate from – have yet to have their demarcation request to Northern Cape from North West realised. And it doesn’t look like this will be realised until after 2016. But can we wait that long?
Keletso Thobega has written a very interesting opinion piece on Botswana’s Mmegi newspaper that we, Batswana men, are actually romantic in our own and unique way – and not exactly the western way many women expect of us especially since many of them watch these American and British romance movies (emphasis). Of course many women – especially Batswana women – would likely and are of course expected to disagree with Thobega. But to paraphrase, isn’t romance in the eyes of the romanced? Read the rest of this entry »