Tag Archives: Constitutional Court of South Africa

We’re Not Laughing!

  South African satire merchants Laugh it Off, can go fuck themselves. Three days ago, the art and culture website Mahala published an open letter from Laugh It Off directed at clothing company Jay Jays. Jay Jays was accused of having copied one of Laugh It Off’s T-shirt designs, the one that plays with the […]

A Chief Justice Who Doesn’t Write Appointed by a President Who Doesn’t Read

Book Excerpt: Richard Calland’s recently published book, The Zuma Years – South Africa’s Changing Face of Power (Zebra Press, 2013), X-rays South Africa’s body politic: from the cabinet to the ANC to civil society. In Chapter 11, entitled The Judges, Calland focuses on the power play and politics within, and surrounding, the judiciary. He also asks pertinent […]