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Prisha Bhoola

Prisha Bhoola is a South African currently living in Dubai. Her blog is called At Random

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Latest posts by Prisha Bhoola

3 September 2010

South Africa: Proposed Protection of Information Bill – Apartheid Era Politics?

South Africa has been regarded as having one of the most free press in the world. Now, these much lauded freedoms are once again being threatened. The South African parliament...

17 July 2010

South Africa: 67 Minutes of Change – Mandela Day

Nelson Mandela spent 27 years of his life in a prison on Robben Island in South Africa. What most people don’t know is that Madiba (as he is affectionately known...

7 July 2010

South Africa: Bloggers discuss the conviction of former national police commissioner

On Friday 2 July 2010, South Africa's former national police commissioner and ex-president of Interpol Jack Selebi was convicted of corruption. The conviction has prompted debated in the country as...

1 July 2010

South Africa: African Fashion Week sets the stage for African Designers

Not to be outdone by their sporting counterparts hosting the World Cup in South Africa, African fashion designers are showcasing their talents in their own world cup of fashion from...

29 May 2010

South Africa: Rugby Playing Its Part in Transformation

Sport is still largely split along racial lines in South Africa. Football is considered a non-white sport and rugby is considered by many to be a game played by white...

27 May 2010

South Africa: FEEFA 2.010 Whirled Cup Sowth Afrika!

Many South African companies are planning to profit from the 2010 FIFA World Cup. However, more and more are finding it difficult to play by the rules of ambush marketing...

25 May 2010

South Africa: Julius Malema Wants to Kiss and Make Up!

Julius Malema, the president of the ANC Youth League (ANCYL) is no stranger to controversy. In fact, many would argue that it is what he thrives on. He is regarded...

18 May 2010

South Africa: Nation mourns passing of Dr Frederick Van Zyl Slabbert

The day was July 9 1987. The place was Dakar, Senegal. The participants - members of the then banned African National Congress and a group of 61 influential white Afrikaners....

13 May 2010

South Africa: Finding Common Ground Amidst “Race War”

South Africans are definitely not colour blind. Forty-odd years of apartheid has ensured that the concept of race is entrenched in the hearts and minds of many South Africans. The...

7 May 2010

South Africa: It’s Time to Diski

There are many official tags, tokens and logos that define sporting events around the globe. This year’s 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa is no different. We have the...

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