Tag Archives: SABC

R2K & Clammy Media

  Weird how media outlets quick to pontificate about the freedom of expression and the fourth estate’s right to have its say clam up like a fascist bake when they’re staring down the barrel of a protest about their own short-comings. Last week Saturday the Right 2 Know (R2K) campaign had rustled up a few […]

JZ’s Cabinet Rule of Thumb

  President Jacob Zuma’s finest agricultural quality appears to be the cultivation of the semiliterate goatherd-cum-good image – all the way to a second term in the Union Buildings. It is a construct that is as appealing to the rural marginalised as it is open to the ridicule of the chattering classes and mainstream media […]

Platinum Strike: Who Oppresses Whom?

  “Some say they are fighting for economic freedom – who is oppressing them economically? Who do they want economic freedom from?” South African President Jacob Zuma uttered these words in October last year. He was addressing a crowd of 500 people at the Mdantsane’s Nonzwakazi Primary School in the Eastern Cape. Naturally, his disingenuous diss was […]