CONTROVERSIAL South African politician Julius Malema says President Robert Mugabe is an “opportunist” who waited until he was losing power to implement land reform and South Africa under him would never follow the 91-year old’s method.
The global theme for the Sixteen Days of Activism Against GBV this year Make Education Safe for All – demands safety in schools. It is critical to ask if girls and young women are enjoying progressive realisation of their rights to education, bodily integrity and freedom from all forms of violence and discrimination in the school environment.
The late South African President, Nelson Mandela once said: “I cannot forget but I can forgive”. Through this single selfless act he laid the foundation for the birth of the rainbow nation. However for many, myself included, who have suffered any form of injustice forgetting comes more naturally than forgiveness.