Archive for September, 2011

15
Sep
11

Malema attacks independen​ce of the SA Judiciary (plus more hate speech)

‘Apartheid returns via the back door’

ANC Youth League president Julius Malema has slammed the judiciary, saying it was untransformed and being used as a “back door” to usher apartheid back in.

“We’re being subjected again to white minority approval of what we must do and we cannot allow that,” he said during a press conference jointly called by the youth league and Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association following Judge Colin Lamont’s ruling declaring that the phrase “Shoot the Boer” constituted hate speech. Read further…

15
Sep
11

Taxi victim fights for her life in hospital

While the young lawyer who was dragged for more than 200m by a taxi fights for her life in hospital, the taxi driver is in court trying to avoid time in jail.

Kim McCusker was allegedly run over and dragged by a taxi driven by Peter Matome Thamage, 31, after an altercation between himself and McCusker’s fiance, Lawrence Grobler, on Tuesday in Lonehill, northern Johannesburg. Read further…

11
Sep
11

Juju declares ‘economic war’

ANCYL president Julius Malema declared an “economic war” against the “white minority” in Scwetla informal settlement on Saturday.
“This is war, and we should fight moving forward. There will be casualties, but I know that we are going to win,” he said.  Read further…