Posts Tagged ‘United States’

When whites see black-dominance as “sleepwalking” towards apartheid

In Media, Politics, Society on November 20, 2011 at 6:39 AM

I came across a very disturbing article in UK’s This London newspaper published on Wednesday which sought to suggest that anything that has or is of black-dominance is “sleepwalking” towards apartheid as if black people ruled during that time. The newspaper reported on what it called a “landmark report” which had found that London’s secondary school system was dominated by black and Asian pupils. Read the rest of this entry »

Why you had #blackberryblackout

In Media on October 20, 2011 at 6:30 PM

As many as 70 million Blackberry Mamas and Papas out there spent their uncomfortable blackberryless three days without any BBMs [Blackberry Messenger], Nokia Papas and Mamas were enjoying ourselves, tweeting and Facebooking such that I almost heard my right-hand thumb saying “ouch”. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Roux’s payment to Mogale’s family an indication of just how cheap a black person’s life is?

In Society on September 13, 2011 at 5:20 PM

Since news broke that Blue Bulls rugby player Bees Roux will no longer serve his jail time for killing a 38-year-old Tshwane Metro police officer, Ntshimane Johannes Mogale, but will only have to pay the deceased’s family about R750 000 in compensation – I got worried. Literally. Read the rest of this entry »

Why not charge ANCYL NEC et al sommer klaar?

In Media, Politics on August 20, 2011 at 10:50 AM

The African National Congress on Friday confirmed it had charged its youth league President Julius Malema and spokesperson Floyd Shivambu for sowing divisions and bringing the party into disrepute. Read the rest of this entry »

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

In Media, Politics, Society on July 7, 2011 at 7:03 PM

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. Read the rest of this entry »


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