Bronze statue of Jacob Zuma will chase tourists away, not attract them.”

The SABC reports that construction work for a monument of President Jacob Zuma is under way at the site where Zuma and other struggle comrades were arrested while trying to flee to Botswana. The SABC quoted the EFF’s Alfred Motsi, an opposition leader in North West, as saying that he and his party remain committed […]
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Massive increase in deaths from police brutality in South Africa

A report from the Independent Police Investigative (IPID) has caused alarm after revealing an increase in the number of people who die in custody and as a result of police action. During the period of April to September 2016, there were 51 deaths in KwaZulu-Natal as a result of police action. In the same period, […]
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It’s Getting Worse! Irregular Municipal Expenditure Jumps By Over 50%

Almost R17bn of ‘irregular expenditure’ exposed, as only nine out of 263 municipalities record a clean audit – AG report The auditor general’s local report for 2015/16 was released today, but I can think of 254 municipalities that will be horrified by the results. Unsurprisingly, these results are a regression from those published in the […]
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Construction work on Zuma’s monument is underway – Say no more!

Construction work is underway at President Jacob Zuma’s monument at Groot Marico in June 2017 in North West. The monument is being erected at the site, where Zuma was arrested in 1963, while he and 45 other Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) recruits were on their way to Zambia for military training. Source: Times Live
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Durban municipality digs up old graves to recycle it – It could be your loved ones grave next?

A Durban North man is left wondering if his family grave in Glenwood will last. When Stephan Bruwer’s family decided to install a new granite tombstone on the grave in Stellawood Cemetery, he visited the grave two weeks ago and was astonished to find eThekwini Municipality employees digging up an old grave a few spaces […]
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THE ISSUE WITH THE TERM COLONIALISM USED BY THE NEW SOUTH AFRICAN POWERS

Much as is the case with the term “democracy”, the term “colonialism” is frequently used by the New South African powers that be without any clear understanding of what exactly it means. Over the last 2 decades we have heard that colonialism is to be blamed for almost everything from poverty to unemployment to racism […]
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MOTSOENENG SAYS NO ONE HAS CHANGED THE SABC LIKE HE HAS – just costing the SABC a small amount of R200 million

Former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng has told congregants at a church in Mpumalanga that no one has changed the SABC like he has. Motsoeneng was speaking at Bishop Dununu Ministries in Witbank as part of the youth month service. This is his first public appearance since he was dismissed from the […]
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Wounded father lies helpless as young daughter is shot dead by intruder

A father lay helpless with bullet wounds as his 12-year-old daughter was shot dead in their family home in Bethelsdorp in Port Elizabeth last week. Bethelsdorp police said an intruder forced his way into the home after the father refused him entry. “The family was asleep when they heard loud knocking on their front door. […]
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Mpumalange Teachers working only two hours a day because of a teachers’ go-slow

The education of thousands of Mpumalanga schoolchildren has ground to a near halt and exams have been postponed because of a teachers’ go-slow. For the past three weeks, teachers in the province have been coming to work for only two hours a day. Schools open at 8am and close at 10am. The protest is over […]
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Eventually they woke up in the Netherlands – Now how about the rest of the world ?

Links Nederland zwijgt als het graf, sinds afschaffing Apartheid Massamoord in Zuid Afrika van bijna half miljoen mensen Bijna een half miljoen mensen zijn door moord omgekomen in Zuid Afrika sinds de afschaffing van de Apartheid in 1994. Na de vrijlating van Mandela werd er op de wereld door alle linkse mensen feest gevierd, omdat […]
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