In Search of a Tormented Soul

When I walk through the gates, I expect the armed policeman stationed in the guard box to stop me, or the plain-clothed guy in there to at least give me a suspicious look. Neither happens and I stroll up on the red-and-black brick paving. Continue reading In Search of a Tormented Soul

Patients to cough up (& cough more) as doctors give medical aid ultimatum

This week, the first first family (for there has only been one… really.) continued to celebrate the birth of the newest addition to their multigenerational family in plush surroundings kusingapore (Could be Singapore or where politicians are healed, but continue to go … Continue reading Patients to cough up (& cough more) as doctors give medical aid ultimatum

South African Suburbia: The Neighbours They All Pretend Don’t Live There

Originally posted on Law | Life | Leanings:
[Originally posted on Huffington Post] It started in early January this year (not really, more like in 1652 or thereabouts). The one neighbour who acknowledges my presence and existence as her neighbour asked if… Continue reading South African Suburbia: The Neighbours They All Pretend Don’t Live There

From the bedroom to the presidential boardroom: The slow rise of women in power

Something curious has been happening in Zimbabwe of late. The nation’s First Lady has been holding rallies in various provinces. These rallies look and sound like campaign rallies to me, anyway. Though there’s nothing she could be campaigning for. She … Continue reading From the bedroom to the presidential boardroom: The slow rise of women in power