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The EFF disruption is to SONA what Boney M is to the festive season.
You’d never know that the majority of voters in this country are female, Judging by the way politicians treat women.
Arrived back in Jozi and went to buy food at the airport Woolworths. I was struggling to carry my groceries and this very kind gentleman unpacked his basket, put his shooing in his airport trolley and gave that basket to me. I thanked him in person, and his kindness lifted me ❤️
I’m so sorry Xoli. This is so unbelievably traumatic and I’m so grateful that you’re ok.
3915 women and children were murdered last year That’s an average 10 women and children murdered every single day of 2018. Every. Single. Day. #AmINext
This is an image of Fezeka “Kwezi” Khuzwayo and her mother Beauty. Their house was burnt down and they were forced to flee SA after Fezeka accused Fmr Pres Zuma of rape. He was acquitted Fezeka died in 2016 Last night, her mother, who never stopped grieving her, passed away RIP
“I no longer have the emotion of fear, there is no longer anything I can fear.There is nothing the government has not done to me. There isn't any pain I haven't known” “I am the product of the masses of my country and the product of my enemy.” Winnie Madikizela-Mandela#RIP
The Cradock 4 - Matthew Goniwe, Fort Calata, Sparrow Mkhonto and Sicelo Mhlauli - were murdered by apartheid police on this day in 1985. 34 years on, Fort’s son @lukhanyocalata is fighting for justice, says there is clear evidence implicating FW de Klerk in his father’s murder
#WinnieMandela was tried for her involvement in kidnapping of 4 boys, who (Appeal Court accepted) she believed were being abused But - while she continues to be attacked (even in death) with unproven claims over that case - there is no condemnation for far more horrific crimes
You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I'll rise.... #CasterSemenya you have endured so much cruelty and degradation, and you were not defeated by it. Just as they try to trample you, you rise.