Our three most important parks – Megawatt Park, which houses Eskom, Auckland Park, which houses the SABC, and Airways Park in Kempton Park – represent an impending danger to our society.
South Africa is quickly becoming a fake nation, or a faking nation. Unlike the early days when the word ‘fake’ was more commonly used to describe wives faking their orgasms to make their husbands happy, fake is now in fashion.
Journalists should get their facts straight before making assumptions, writes Lesiba Seshoka
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I’m busy working on Saturday’s babalaas when I get an SMS from a government spin doctor: “King Goodwill Zwelithini is going to talk about the xenophobia at KwaHlongwa near Maphumulo in a couple of hours’ time.”
It’s almost as if you need never ask about the origins of Africa; there never was a time when Africa was not here.
The rest of Africa is Simply, Better, Faster than South Africa, to borrow a phrase from Standard Bank, one of the big four banks that are minting it on our continent.