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Gov Mboweni: Intellectually independent or bitter?

In Media, Politics, Society on April 21, 2013 at 5:03 PM

Former South African Reserve Bank Governor, Tito Mboweni – who signs off most of his tweets at @tito_mboweni as “Gov” (for Governor, I think) – has been his unusual self of late, throwing criticism on Twitter and on newspaper articles. What’s up Gov? Read the rest of this entry »

Facebook 101 or just a bad Sunday morning?

In Politics, Society on January 15, 2012 at 11:44 AM

One of the things I have learned over the years is that I can write too much and that there is a lot that I want to write about but sometimes do not have the time to do so. It was only now that I realised that this must have started way back when I used to have what they called “Music Book” often favoured by girls. Even boys had that, silly. Read the rest of this entry »

Has Mail & Guardian confused you on the Maharaj saga?

In Media, Politics on November 20, 2011 at 10:38 AM

I could not help but suspect that Mail & Guardian had left many people confused this weekend after it was successfully advised by President Jacob Zuma’s spokesperson, Mac Maharaj – an advice that was also supported by its own lawyers – that publishing information not authorised by the National Prosecuting Authority would be a criminal offence punishable for up to 15 years imprisonment. Read the rest of this entry »

Why you had #blackberryblackout

In Media on October 20, 2011 at 6:30 PM

As many as 70 million Blackberry Mamas and Papas out there spent their uncomfortable blackberryless three days without any BBMs [Blackberry Messenger], Nokia Papas and Mamas were enjoying ourselves, tweeting and Facebooking such that I almost heard my right-hand thumb saying “ouch”. Read the rest of this entry »

Chief Justice Mogoeng live on Advocate for transformation in the judiciary

In Politics on October 14, 2011 at 7:00 PM

On Friday night, 14 October, I had the opportunity to listen to the recently appointed South African Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng on SA FM addressing the University of Western Cape. The Chief justice’s address was themed Advocate for transformation in the judiciary. I should add that at first I found the Chief Justice quite lazy that I even wondered if I was going to listen to his address throughout. Read the rest of this entry »

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