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Our screwed-up legal system

I really feel sorry for judge Mogoeng Mogoeng (I’m sure it’s okay if I use the acronym Mogoeng2), who I am convinced did not ask (as an ordained priest he may have prayed) President Jacob Zuma to nominate him as the country’s next chief justice. Why then this fuss about his so-called anti-women stance in court rulings when there was no outcry over similar remarks made by a white Afrikaans magistrate? Read the rest of this entry »

Quote of the day

We are over the worst of the recession, but we need to be aware that we live in uncertain times. — South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan

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