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

Media portrayed ‘this election as if they are all about service delivery’?

Just a few hours before last week’s local government elections, I received an inbox message from what seemed like an African National Congress loyalist urging about 171 of his Facebook friends to use our “democratic right” to “vote for the ANC”. The loyalist went even further, bizzarely nogal, to claim that the South African Media had portrayed the election as if it was all about service delivery when, in fact, we should be fighting for “economic freedom”. Really? Continue reading

ANC’s double standard on the unenclosed toilet saga

When the Democratic Alliance-led city of Cape Town was slapped with a Court order over a week ago for its unenclosed toilet saga in the Makhaza informal settlement and being called a “racist political party” by ANC spokesperson Jackson Mthembu for that – little did we know that an ANC-led municipality in the Free State province had also provided a community with the unenclosed toilets too just as did DA. Continue reading