Category Archives: South Africa

South Africa: From Trayvon Martin to Andries Tatane – Cognitive Dissonance and the Black Male Body – By Gillian Schutte

Originally published on 16 July 2013 analysis George Zimmerman, the Florida neighbourhood watchman who shot dead an unarmed black 17-year-old male last year, has been acquitted of murder. Lawyers for Mr Zimmerman, 29, argued he acted in self-defence and with justifiable use of deadly force in the death of Trayvon Martin. A jury of five […]

Mweb’s uncapped hosting…. Or is it perhaps uncapped problems?

Its more like uncapped problems. It never stops and that’s probably the nicest thing I could say about it. They want us to agree to a fair usage policy but, damn, I think they need to adhear to a fair usage policy when it comes to the stuff they’re smoking at MWeb. It won’t take […]

ADSL packages from Afrihost

So, I was looking for a connectivity solution. TO be more specific; I was looking for a fixed line, ADSL solution. Before I begin, let me say that I absolutely hate unnecessary paperwork. If I have to initial 29 pages of stuff, and sign my name in full in 13 random places, all across the […]

South Africa gets an E for Equality

CFCR Originally published on 20 March 2011 Centre publishes third annual report card for human rights CENTRE FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT CARD The Centre for Constitutional Rights takes pleasure in presenting its third annual Human Rights Report Card indicating where, in our opinion, South Africa has been making progress with regard to human […]