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Muhammad Karim

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18 July 2012

South Africa: Happy Birthday Tata Nelson Mandela

One of the world's greatest icons of the modern age, Nelson Mandela, known fondly in South Africa as Tata [father] Madiba, celebrated his 94th birthday today. His birthday has not...

17 January 2012

South Africa: The Blogosphere's Take on ANC's 100 Years

The African National Congress (ANC) has just celebrated its 100 years in existence in South Africa, moving from a radical resistance movement to the leading political party in the country....

10 November 2011

South Africa: Malema is Out, What's Next?

South Africa's most controversial character and politician Julius Malema has been suspended from the ANC for five years. Malema is regarded by his supporters as the genuine voice of the...

7 March 2011

South Africa's Continuous Struggle With Race

A change of government and the destruction of an entire political, cultural, social and economic system like that of Apartheid does not necessarily guarantee the destruction of its legacy. The...

20 December 2010

South Africa: Bloggers’ take on Wikileaks

Like much of the world of late, everyone has been affected by the revelations contained in WikiLeaks cables. South Africa is no exception. Here's South African bloggers' take on WikiLeaks.

23 May 2010

South Africa: Zapiro's “Muhammad” Cartoon Controversy

Zapiro, South Africa's premier cartoonist, known for his controversial style in picking on politicians and commenting on societies issues, has come into the limelight in South Africa for jumping on...

21 May 2010

South Africa: Build up to the World Cup

With 20 days left to the the greatest spectacle showcasing the “beautiful game” in South Africa, there has been a lot of preparation going on behind the scenes and a...

8 April 2010

South Africa: On the murder of the leader of Afrikaner Resistance Movement

On the night of the 3rd of April 2010, the leader of the Afrikaans Weerstandsbeweging (AWB), an Afrikaner resistance movement, Eugene Terre'Blanche, was murdered. What do South Africa's digital citizens...

14 March 2010

South Africa: Julius Malema's Reverse Racism

While the antics of President Zuma have always generated intense and lively debate in the South African blogosphere, this time it is the controversial politician and the president of the...

23 February 2010

South Africa: What do bloggers think of Zuma's child out of wedlock?

I will keep it simple: The South African President Jacob Zuma has had a child out of wedlock despite having 3 wives of his own. What do South African bloggers...

22 January 2010

South Africa: The Polygamist President – “Doing a ‘Zuma'”

The President of South Africa has decided, once again, to marry. The number is up to 5 this time with recent news saying he's engaged to his sixth. The man...

21 December 2009

South Africa: Controversial Health Minister Dies and Twitter Goes Wild

South Africa's former Health Minister, Manto Tshabalala-Msimang passed away recently. Manto was not a stranger to controversy with dodgy views on managing HIV-AIDS using beetroot, garlic, lemons and African potatoes....

9 April 2009

South Africa: Yet Another Jacob Zuma Fiasco…

The hottest topic circulating the South African blogosphere is none other than the infamous Jacob Zuma (yes, him again). This time, the ANC President is making headlines not for any...

23 September 2008

South Africa: Dude, Where's the Presidency?

The South African Blogosphere just sparked with the recent news of 11 Ministers and 3 deputy ministers resigning including South Africa's star minister, Trevor Manuel and The Deputy President, Phumzile...

16 September 2008

South African Cartoonist Takes on ANC President

ANC President, Jacob Zuma, was recently back in the headlines as his trial on charges for corruption, amongst other things, was thrown out of court to the dismay of many...

31 May 2008

South Africa: Bloggers need to do more than just write

A few South African bloggers are thinking about positive steps to take with regard to the current xenophobia crisis in South Africa. Stii asks, “What can we as bloggers do...

21 May 2008

Xenophobia Plagues South Africa

Extremely violent attacks on foreigners in South Africa in the last days have stirred the entire South African media and of course… blogs. Individual bloggers question whether the government is...

21 April 2008

South Africa: The Praise and Fall of Thabo Mbeki

South African President, Thabo Mbeki, is keeping bloggers increasingly active with his recent position on the situation in Zimbabwe, and bloggers are taking him to task. Here's a run-down of...

18 April 2008

South Africa: Mbeki, No Crisis in Zimbabwe?

South African Bloggers are up in arms regarding the recent events in Zimbabwe as well as President Thabo Mbeki's statement recently that “There is no crisis in Zimbabwe”. This is...

9 April 2008

The South African Blog Awards

On April 2nd, The South African Blog Awards were held in Cape Town to a great turnout of bloggers and also some very inspired winners. This is a summary of...

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