One of the greatest gifts of our Constitution is that it gives all of us rights

This week’s Judicial Service commission interviews for the vacant chief justice post have been vital viewing – and reading. They are yet another example, despite the cacophony of doomsayers and political opportunists, of the intrinsic strength of the democratic state we were gifted 27 years ago. There’s been plenty of agit-prop from the usual suspectsContinue reading ” One of the greatest gifts of our Constitution is that it gives all of us rights”

Poloko Tau will be remembered as a journalist’s journalist who was a strong and kind man

Poloko Tau should have been sitting at home today, surrounded by his loved ones, celebrating his 42nd birthday. Instead his family and friends will be burying him. He died last Friday, but this week the City Press features writer has been remembered mostly for the work he did as a reporter at The Star, 10 years ago in Marikana. Continue reading “Poloko Tau will be remembered as a journalist’s journalist who was a strong and kind man”