Painting controversial South African President Jacob Zuma with genital swell destroyed in an art gallery in Johannesburg.
How the ruling political party in South Africa is planning to oppress press freedom.
Going in all directions, but not from bad to worse…
A very nervous south African president, Jacob Zuma, went before the nation after a very lengthy wait, in his attempt to calm the nation, which was shocked by the brutal murder of Eugene Terre’Blanche a prominent white farmer and leader of the radical Boer nationalist group AWB.
South Africa has never been as close to the brink of a civil war than now. The peaceful transition to democracy has always been a fragile isssue walking on eggs. While the average South african (black, coloured or white) is striving to build the economy, the African national Congress Youth league is instigating hate speech with the out-dated liberation song "Kill the farmer", demanding the nationalisation of farms, mines and industries.
The South African Embassy in Budapest and others, worldwide, are sad to see South Africa’s fraud-busting Department of Home Affairs Director General, Mavuso Msimang, retire in April this year.
Among the plethora of “foundations” to further development in Africa, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation stands head & shoulders above the rag-tag band of also rans. Its objective is arguably the most elusive: promoting that rarest of African qualities – exceptional governance. When the field is thus narrowed, the fact that an august awards committee chooses not to award a multimillion dollar prize this year is extraordinary.