ANC not Shai to attack Public Protector

May 28th, 2020 (Updated)

MPs and ANC attack South Africa’s Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela accusing her of dodgy practices in running her office and of bias against the ruling ANC party. Whilst evidence and the Protector’s success shows otherwise, will Thuli Madonsela survive the onslaught of an embarrassed ANC?

Julius Malema Corruption Charges

May 28th, 2020 (Updated)

ANCYL’s expelled leader Julius Malema appeared in court this week. His charges of fraud and corruption were dropped however he will still face trial for money laundering. Following his scathing attack on Jacob Zuma in which he called the South African president a corrupt thief, he went on to say he would be encouraging more mine workers to rise up in the struggle for economic freedom.

ANC Leadership Race – Mangaung 2012 Cartoon

May 28th, 2020 (Updated)

Wonkie looks at the three popular contenders in the ANC leadership race running up to Mangaung 2012: Jacob Zuma, Tokyo Sexwale and Kgalema Motlanthe. Do South Africans have anything to be hopeful about as far as the ANC is concerned?

Richard Mdluli case – Corruption Cartoon

May 28th, 2020 (Updated)

Richard Mdluli, head of police crime intelligence in South Africa, seems to following suit from Jackie Selebi in terms of draining taxpayer funds whilst simultaneously adding no value. Wonkie’s guest author examines the security situation in South Africa and what needs to be done going forward to remedy this situation and prevent similar ones from arising in the future.

Jessica Leandra dos Santos – Racist Tweets

May 28th, 2020 (Updated)

Racist tweets by South African models Jessica Leandra dos Santos and Tshidi Thamana had the nation’s knickers in a twist. The consequences have been dire – lost sponsorships, social media outrage, reports to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC). But all publicity is good publicity as the adage goes, and the melodramatic apology and hints at rescueing South Africa from the brink of racial destruction by Jessica may save her yet.