Jul 5th, 2012
Sokari Ekine SOUTH AFRICA: EMANCIPATORY VISION, NOT LEGISLATION Over the past three weeks at least seven LGBTIQ people have been murdered in South Africa, in Cape Town, in Kuruman in the Northern Province, in Soweto and in Limpopo. Yet the government, religious leaders, community leaders outside the ...
Jun 22nd, 2012
Sokari Ekine In the early hours of June 9, 2012, a 23-year-old gay man, Thapelo Makhutle was mutilated and murdered in his home in Kuruman, Northern Cape, South Africa. In the same week, on June 4, 36-year-old Neil Daniels’ body was found burned in Cape Town. According to the crowdsourcing site, Farm...
Jan 25th, 2011
Two consignments of counterfeit Viagra worth R17-million was seized at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, national police said on Monday. “Police confiscated the first consignment on 20 January, worth R6-million, and the second [on Sunday], worth R11-million,” said nation...