Posts Tagged ‘Sarah Britten’

Oscar Pistorius: From Hero to a fallen tragic Zero?

In Media, Politics, Society on February 16, 2013 at 10:28 AM

News this past Thursday that Oscar Pistorius allegedly shot his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, shocked not only South Africans but the world remained and still remains in shock too. This is someone who the Guardian once described as “athlete who overcame disability to become a global star”. Read the rest of this entry »

What DASO Ads achieved

In Media, Politics, Society on January 25, 2012 at 2:01 PM

Media reports claimed this week that Makashule Gana of Democratic Alliance Student Organisation said the party’s posters (see below) with the message “In OUR future you wouldn’t look twice (to what?)” were meant to create a debate about race – and they did. Read the rest of this entry »

On bloggers’ right to freedom of expression and opinion

In Media on May 7, 2011 at 7:48 PM

I have observed with dismay at the way in which the African debate had gone after Sentletse Diakanyo wrote that only black people were Africans and that white people were not. What has even been more worrying was the kind of censorship tendencies directed at him, and other bloggers too, and even having his authority and academic credentials question. Read the rest of this entry »

Dear Your highness Eusebius McKaiser, bloggers have something to say too

In Uncategorized on April 19, 2011 at 8:13 PM

As a blogger I have not made a habit of hitting back at other bloggers’ criticism of others because they have as much a right to freedom of opinion and expression as myself especially when such criticism is informative and educated. Read the rest of this entry »


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