South African government demands removal of Zapiro cartoon

The South African government called for the urgent removal of the latest Zapiro cartoon on President Jacob Zuma in the Mail & Guardian on Friday.

“Government calls on Jonathan Shapiro (Zapiro) to withdraw his cartoon, and urges the Mail & … Read the rest

South African govt. wants to study ‘distant past’

Government is forging a strategy to further the study of South Africa’s palaeontological and archaeological past, government spokesman Jimmy Manyi announced on Thursday.

Briefing media at Parliament in Cape Town following Cabinet’s fortnightly meeting the day before, he said the … Read the rest