‘What news do you get of South Africa in the British media?’ is the question I am most often asked whenever I return to my roots
I wasn’t going to pretend that it’s appetising if it’s not, so I pushed it aside.
The fact that I am also foreign, by accent if not DNA, adds to the irony
Events following the death of struggle veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela largely overshadowed the DA leadership and strategy debates at the Federal Congress, writes WISEMAN MTHIYANE
After all, abduction is a crime that should be investigated like all criminal cases, and this means finding as many witnesses as possible
A couple of weeks ago I passed a milestone that didn’t particularly thrill me. I reached official retirement age
The essence of the adage is that, unless we are continually reminded, not only will we forget, but we may perhaps fall into the same problem situations that caused pain and hurt in the first place
South Africa, a country I love, would no longer be the giant of Africa. It would be just another dot on a map. Nigeria would be the new continental colossus
Is it the tragedy of starving millions in the developing world? The fact that the Middle East is a tinder box where the biggest export is not oil but angry young men?
‘Have I told you Jonty Rhodes is my cousin?’
I mean, what have current experts got right?