Why I believe ANC Political School groomed Juju to insult elders

That President Jacob Zuma took the stand just after African National Youth League president Julius Malema reportedly insulted opposition (although I prefer to call them alternative) Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille and calling her a “ cockroach” is embarrassing. At least to me, that is. Continue reading

Raila Odinga on why Africans “cannot continue blaming the colonialists” for its problems

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”. Continue reading

Public Protector on “baseless and malicious” fraud allegations against her

We have noted media reports and enquiries about allegations against me relating to a period when I was a fulltime Commissioner at the South African Law Reform Commission (SLRC), a statutory body linked to the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, said South African Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, in a statement yesterday. Continue reading