Monthly Archives: August 2015


DONALD TRUMP, Another Celebrity in US Politics Celebrities turning to Politics The American campaigns for the 2016 elections are turning out to be somewhat intriguingly different than usual. Donald Trump is not the first celebrity to enter the political arena, but might be one of the most colorful characters, though. Many actors became politicians at… Read more »

Marikana Massacre

The Marikana Strike The Marikana massacre was the single most lethal use of force by South African security forces against civilians since 1960. The shootings have been described as a massacre in the South African media and have been compared to the Sharpeville massacre in 1960. The incident also took place on the 25-year anniversary… Read more »

Thuli Madonsela’s Media Address

Thuli Madonsela’s Media Address in Brief On Thursday, 30 July 2015, the ANC used their majority to vote against calling Thuli Madonsela to parliament to be questioned about her March 2014 report on Nkandla. In the report she recommended that Zuma must pay back a reasonable amount of the money spent on those features not… Read more »