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P.W. Botha Dragged into Nkandla Debacle

P.W. Botha Dragged into Nkandla Debacle

The former president of South Africa, Pieter Willem (P.W.) Botha is being dragged into the Jacob Zuma Nkandla debacle. Zuma has referenced the former president to the ongoing Nkandla upgrades that have been symbolized as waste of taxpayers’ funds. The R246 million spent on upgrades has caused an outrage of comments by both opposition parties […]

Oscar Pistorius Jailed for Five Years

Oscar Pistorius Jailed for Five Years

Oscar Pistorius has been jailed for five years. He has been on trial for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. After being found guilty, it was up to the judge to determine whether he should face jail or house arrest. The decision on the sentencing has been ongoing for a week now. The prosecution […]

Winnie Faces Criticism Over Mandela Land Claim

Winnie Faces Criticism Over Mandela Land Claim

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela faces the wrath of the people over a land claim of the Late Nelson Mandela. Whom does the land in the village of Qunu, Eastern Cape belong to, the former president or Winnie? There is a dispute brewing, and it is Winnie  that stated certain land in Qunu does not belong to the […]

Prison Convicts Rejected by Society in South Africa

Prison Convicts Rejected by Society in South Africa

Almost 3,000 convicts are released from prison each month in South Africa and rejected by society. The past cannot define the future as communities try to support ex-convicts released back into society. In many instances, society rejects convicts forcing ex-convicts to go back to prison. The conditions of South African prisons are appalling, dirty, unhygienic, […]

Oscar Pistorius Is Broke After Trial

Oscar Pistorius Is Broke After Trial

Oscar Pistorius, also known as “The Blade Runner”, is broke after his murder trial, according to his defense lawyer Barry Roux. Roux said that he does not even have enough funds to cover his legal expenses from the trial. He recently sold his car for 375,000 Rands, which is worth approximately $33,000. His financial struggles became a focal […]

Oscar Pistorius To Be Sentenced This Week

Oscar Pistorius To Be Sentenced This Week

Double-amputee runner Oscar Pistorius, who was convicted last month of culpable homicide in the shooting death of Reeve Steenkamp, his model girlfriend, could find out this week if he will go to jail, as the sentencing phase begins on Monday. Although he was charged with premeditated murder, Judge Thokozile Masipa stated that prosecutors failed to prove intent and instead found the runner guilty of culpable […]

Rainbow Nation of South Africa Affirms Ignorance and Inaction

Rainbow Nation of South Africa Affirms Ignorance and Inaction

Will the future generations of the rainbow nation condemn the current African National Congress (ANC) government of South for the ignorance and inaction of not achieving any value to the country? There is the continued frustration of knowing what the ANC government must do and their lack of action. The knowing and doing seem to […]

South Africa Needs a Mindset Change Toward Service Deliveries

South Africa Needs a Mindset Change Toward Service Deliveries

South Africa needs a mindset change toward service deliveries as protests continue to increase across the country. Service delivery protests are getting worse, and the vandalism, looting and destruction of property are unacceptable. The government of South Africa condemns the recent action of protestors. The South African government has failed to supply the necessary infrastructure […]

Anni Dewani: Who Is Her Husband Accused of Her Murder?

Anni Dewani: Who Is Her Husband Accused of Her Murder?

British national Shrien Dewani is currently on trial in South Africa, accused for conspiring to have his wife, Swedish-born Anni Dewani, murdered while they were on their honeymoon in 2010 in South Africa, shortly after becoming husband and wife in India. Anni Dewani was riding in a taxi with her husband when it was carjacked at […]

Zuma Leadership Marred With Corruption

Zuma Leadership Marred With Corruption

Corruption has marred the Zuma government leadership, and there is no clear indication that the African National Congress (ANC) ruling party leads by example. There is a general perception that the ANC government is soft on corruption, and this could be factually correct considering the extremes government have taken to justify the wrongs as right. […]

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