On Mbeki’s comments and Honouring David Kato

Comments by former South African Present Thabo Mbeki who reportedly told Uganda newspaper, The Daily Monitor, last week that sexual preferences of people were private matters which government should not intervene have left many with tongues wagging, reminding us of what life is like in that country for many homosexuals. Continue reading

News is not speculated Ferial Haffejee, maybe analysis

Last weekend South Africans and many across the globe witnessed a City Press newspaper screaming “Mbeki is back”. Without wanting to jump my guns, I read the report to reasonably make up my mind. It was after reading the entire report – and a related one – that I believed the report was speculative and misleading at best, to a reasonable reader, that is. Continue reading