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For me personally, I’d like to think that media freedom and the threat thereof have been one of the highlights for this year. For example: there is now Zapiro vs. Zuma issue underway and just before that we had the successful Supreme Court of Appeal ruling in favouring the Mail & Guardian newspaper and giving […]
Raila Odinga – a Kenyan Prime Minister who once claimed to be US President Barack Obama’s cousin – delivered a moving speech to Zimbabwean Prime Minister Moran Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change party this year that “40 or 50 years since many African nations attained independence, we [Africans] cannot continue blaming the colonialists for our problems”.
As previously preached elsewhere, I really do enjoy and like writing about media and politics and of course other stuff and cannot help but wonder at the uncalled-for reporting by many South African newspapers. And Sunday Times newspaper headline report (or was it an opinion?) was no different at all.