FRED KHUMALO: Lambasted by a babalas

I ordered lamb rogan josh, perhaps because my head was feeling rather woolly after Chiefs beat Pirates

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FRED KHUMALO: Bakos’s bare cupboard

I hate it when hardworking black professionals get lumped together with tenderpreneurs by white businesspeople who don’t think before they talk

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FRED KHUMALO: Forget the food, eat the view

I’ll visit this restaurant again, and I’ll expect Malema & Co to become rational adults. Because a belief in miracles is obligatory to survive in SA

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FRED KHUMALO: Cabbage patch kids

The privileged suburban creatures who insist on calling me ‘dad’ will have nothing to do with the tripe that I lovingly source in bulk from Alexandra

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FRED KHUMALO: Mind the gender gap

Men aren’t judged by the shortcomings of their partners, so why is it that women like Portia Derby should be attacked in this way?

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FRED KHUMALO: When looks deceive

Was the magistrate who freed a man accused of rape because he appeared to be effeminate ignorant, or was she just incompetent ?

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FRED KHUMALO: Why an indemnity form is irrelevant

In the tragedy of the Parktown Boys’ High School pupil who drowned, an indemnity form is irrelevant. The buck stops with the headmaster

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FRED KHUMALO: Press on Patricia de Lille

Hats off to Patricia de Lille, who is to lay criminal charges against the company that charged the state R76m to stage three funerals

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FRED KHUMALO: The end of year party

Year-end parties are like the proverbial curate’s egg: some parts are bad, others good

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FRED KHUMALO: Our skin-deep thinking on race

When it comes to racism, most South Africans resort to shallow, knee-jerk judgments

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FRED KHUMALO: Getting to know ‘the other’

When Selassie visited Jamaica, he was startled to see people cry out: ‘Yahweh is here!’; Tucking into the food at Habesha, I felt the same

FRED KHUMALO: Sampling the game

We skipped the beef, chicken and pork and had the kudu, eland, impala and crocodile. After the zebra, Khanyani lowered the flag

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FRED KHUMALO: It’s our culture to move on

Searching for an uplifting twist to events that left me as miserable as Gwede Mantashe’s claim that he did not pay the bribe he offered to reporters

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FRED KHUMALO: Just don’t stop to think

Constant travel, serial speaking engagements and a 10-day walk all help to block the bad stuff from my consciousness

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FRED KHUMALO: Who said you can’t eat stew for breakfast?

Since I arrived in Lagos three days ago, not a day has passed that I haven’t eaten goat meat

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FRED KHUMALO: Val, worth the visit

It’s a town rich in history, and the reason I’ll be going back, with my family, is the tales the locals pass around like pinches of snuff

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