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Aesthetics of the Phallus

Yesterday, Goodman Gallery emailed a press release to its huge recipient list, announcing a “joint settlement with [the] ANC.” After closed meetings, conducted in “order to establish common ground and…..

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Julius Malema’s History

Last week, after Malema was expelled from South Africa’s ruling party, we went back and looked at our archives to see how we’ve blogged about him and his politics. Here’s…..

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Mandela and the ANC

Nelson Mandela elicits divergent, incorrect and unrealistic reactions among his detractors and supporters.

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Putting up with being insulted by Malema

The South African Civil Society Information Service (SACSIS) keeps bringing it. This is not the handwringing of The Daily Maverick (another, more commercial online news portal from there) passing for…..

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Perspective on 2011 SA Local Elections

If you’re tired of the nonsense published in The New York Times or on the BBC website about yesterday’s local elections in South Africa or can’t bear the spin that…..

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The ANC Goes Pop

In May South Africans go to the polls to vote for new local councils. With few surprises, the result should be predictable. But the parties are going through the electioneering…..

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Strawberries and Peri-Peri

The website of South Africa’s ruling party was down for a minute after hackers took it over. The site is back up again. But given that lately ANC leaders make no…..

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Project Runway

South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress, is trying it’s hand at fashion. Check out the first jacket, a hideous number, labeled as, presumably, Jacob Zuma’s favorite attire. Serious.