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Monthly Archives: March 2008

Pastor Zuma is dangerous for politics

Checking out a Saturday Star from 2007 I was intrigued to hear Jacob Zuma say that it is dangerous for the clergy to be involved in politics. He was responding to Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s involvement in some or other political fray. Here’s three questions I have for Jacob Zuma. What if Reverend Martin Luther King Jnr. never got involved in politics? Do you think the black man would have had the rights he has now. […]

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Colour blind Mike Stofile

This week’s mampara has to be ousted deputy president of the SA Rugby Union, Mike Stofile after his 24-21 defeat to Oregan Hoskins. Stofile was running for president. Stofile was quoted in the Saturday Star (March 29, 2008): For the past four years there has been no place for black people in SA Rugby. Mike Stofile considered Pieter de Villiers, a coloured man as black. Surely the same should be said for Oregan Hoskins … […]

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