Using Nkandla images (and everything about it?) is illegal

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa and State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele have reportedly said using images of President Jacob Zuma’s private residence renovated with over R200m of our taxes is illegal and has since asked us, South Africans citizens and anyone for that matter, to desist from using the images. Is this a bit extreme? Continue reading

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Why should Mthethwa and Phiyega really go?

Last night I was shocked by calls by Douglas Gibson that Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa and Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega should be relived off their duties and responsibilities by President Jacob Zuma. This is very unlikely for a number of reasons. Of course I am not referring to legal issues that would make this unlikely, if any at all. Continue reading

Zuma’s spin-doctor tells why we should continue to wait while ‘protocols’ are being observed on Public Protector report

The not-so-long-ago appointed spin-doctor (or special envoy and Spokesperson) for President Jacob Zuma, Mac Maharaj, has lambasted those who have been critical of the president. That’s a sign that he’s doing his job right: responding to commentators, newspapers and allegations against the president whenever they arise or there is a need. Right? Continue reading