Rewriting history: Twitter’s reinvention of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s legacy

Winnie Mandela – activist, freedom fighter, advocate for violent resistance, possible accessory to murder, mother, wife, philanthropist, iconoclast – died on the 2nd of April 2018. She left behind her a monumental but muddied legacy of fearless activism and fierce confrontation that spans the full arch of the Apartheid period, …

A visual summary of ‘The President’s Keepers’ by Jacques Pauw

Like many South Africans, a copy of, Jacques Pauw’s, sensational exposé, “The President’s Keepers“, found its way unbidden onto my phone towards the end of 2017. The book details former-president Jacob Zuma’s corrupt shadow state. Just a week after its release, the State Security Agency (SSA) threatened to have it …