Sukoluhle Nyathi

STEALING BABIES

STEALING BABIES

SEVENTEEN years ago in April 1997 Celeste Nurse gave birth to a baby girl in Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, SA.

Valentine’s Day hangover

Valentine’s Day hangover

ANOTHER Valentine’s Day has come to pass. Besides Christmas, it’s the only other time of the year when you walk through town and you are literally seeing red.

Freedom of expression

Freedom of expression

YOU know I was scrolling down my timeline on Twitter this week when I came across what I considered to be an offensive depiction of Jesus nailed to the cross with his buttocks exposed.

The second scramble for Africa

The second scramble for Africa

THE United States-Africa Leaders Summit was recently concluded at the behest of President Barack Obama. True to form, this was a follow-up of Obama’s intent to hosting African leaders following his three-nation tour of Africa in 2013.

HIJACKING LIVES

HIJACKING LIVES

CAR jacking took a horrific turn when a four-year-old little boy called Taegrin Morris was dragged to his death over an agonising 3km-stretch in his parents’ hijacked car.

Purging Palestinians

Purging Palestinians

AS I write there is a possibility of a ceasefire which could essentially expunge the war that is raging in the Middle East between Israeli and Hamas.

67 minutes

67 minutes

THIS Friday marked Nelson Mandela Day in honour of the icon whose name is now synonymous with peace and reconciliation.

Team play

Team play

The World Cup 2014 draws to an end today with the much anticipated explosive final between Argentina and Germany.

Life after spring

Life after spring

IN case you didn’t know, Egypt has a new president. Then again in Egypt this doesn’t seem like news since the country’s had two presidents in a short space of three years since they overthrew Hosni Mubarak in February 2011 in the Arab Spring.

African football needs to gear up

African football needs to gear up

LEGENDARY Brazilian footballer Pele once predicted that an African country would go on to score the World Cup trophy before the end of the 20th Century.

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