Last year, I disagreed with Malusi Gigaba’s decision to bar the homophobic preacher Steven Anderson from entering the country. One of the arguments I made was that it’s good to be able to identify and expose bigots like him and his supporters, and that we can use occasions like this to demonstrate the weakness ofREAD MORE
The intentions motivating the draft South African Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill are – as far as I can tell – entirely noble, but perhaps not entirely sound. If you don’t know about the Bill, you can read Justice Minister Michael Masutha’s justification for it on Daily Maverick, in which he says that: ItREAD MORE
.@rkabushenga Govt needs to allocate money off the budget for this much needed education to empower farmers & in turn widen the tax base. If we could afford NAADs, we can surely afford to fund this. Development partners can also play a bigger role. twitter.com/rkabushe…
An important initiative by @rkabushenga & the team at @newvisionwire. There's need to scale up and take it to the district, sub-county & village levels. Information is power and will often determine the fate of a project if acted upon. #HarvestMONEYexpo pic.twitter.com/Ossc…
A(nother) South African connection to the hit movie Black Panther, in the form of David S. Lee, who has a “massive specialty in dialects” and was in a movie called “Final Solution”, which is about pretty much what you’d expect: imdb.com/name/nm1605…
Dear Kenyans, Did you know that the Chinese blackface skit was actually portraying you and yours? I'm sure that the same GoK which declared it had no problems with @realDonaldTrump's "shithole" comment won't be raising a fuss over this. mobile.nytimes.com/2… pic.twitter.com/pZ9P…
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