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Monthly Archives: May 2008

Steve Hofmeyr a singer of Afrikaans songs

My mampara award today goes to Tshifhiwa Shonisani, journalist for the Citizen newspaper. Reporting on Steve Hofmeyr’s recent illness (Title: Singer Hofmeyr out of ICU and ‘much better’), Tshifhiwa says "Hofmeyr, a singer of Afrikaans songs, …. That’s like saying Elvis Presley is a singer of Rock songs. Or like saying JK Rowling is a writer of children’s fiction. If you’d done your homework, Tshifhiwa, you’d know that Steve Hofmeyr is probably one of the […]

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