Posts Tagged ‘Rustenburg’

Tlokwe: ANC’s test to fight corruption

In Politics on July 7, 2013 at 8:18 PM

The reaction from and steps to be taken by @MyANC_ on what happened this week at the Tlokwe Municipality makes one – and reasonable voters too, who, of course, don’t vote for loyalty but for services – wonder whether the ruling party is serious about fighting corruption even when its members are implicated, directly or otherwise. Read the rest of this entry »

Cosatu (and Police) serious about women abuse?

In Media, Politics, Society on June 1, 2013 at 7:51 AM

At 16:05 on 29 May I received a message on my phone (thanks to these sophisticated phones nowadays) that an email sent to one of Cosatu’s officials had been deleted without being read. This was one of the many follow up emails sent to the labour federation in three months. Reading this message on my phone, I was deeply disappointed. Read the rest of this entry »

Where is justice for Anglo Platinum’s murdered female underground worker – Pinky Mosiane?

In Media, Politics, Society on January 24, 2013 at 1:31 PM

It was on 7 February last year when Pinky Mosiane was found dead underground at one of Anglo American Platinum mine’s Rustenburg shaft. This, so the report goes, after she was apparently raped and that a used condom was found next to her body. Read the rest of this entry »

Why are we criminalising and ill-treating street hawkers, maar?

In Media, Politics, Society on January 27, 2012 at 6:50 AM

On 17 November last year I saw the streets of Rustenburg being cleaned off street hawkers, many of whom are – according to my observation over the years – brothers and sisters from the African continent. This, of course, is not to imply that our streets are only flooded by these business-minded people because even many South Africans are street hawkers. Read the rest of this entry »

Lost in Johannesburg

In Uncategorized on April 18, 2011 at 10:01 AM

Traveling is great when you travel on alone, at least for me, and that you get to visit places you have never visited before. However, there’s nothing annoying and scary than getting lost while at it. Worse, being lost in a funny and overcrowded place, Johannesburg. Read the rest of this entry »


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