Mugabe got a knighthood and honorary doctorates from Britain!

by Monocular

If I was a white Zimbabwean with a vote in that country’s (sham) elections, I would definitely vote for Mugabe. Which African leader has done more to show Western governments the true colours of black African leadership?

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Presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj rejects Media24 story about Motlanthe

According to presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj in a statement, “The Presidency strongly rejects the allegations made in the Media24 titles this weekend that President Jacob Zuma had a hand in an alleged withdrawal of an academic honour for Deputy President … Read the rest

Obama accepts honorary doctorate from UJ, ex-Rand Afrikaans University

US President Barack Obama has accepted an honorary doctorate of laws from the University of Johannesburg, vice chancellor Ihron Rensburg announced on Friday.

“It is my delight and pleasure to announce, on behalf of the entire community of the University … Read the rest

SA unions, parties to protest against Obama visit

US President Barack Obama’s upcoming visit to South Africa was condemned on Sunday by some trade unions, political parties, and civil society bodies.

“We categorically make it known that the visit of the US president to South Africa is an … Read the rest