I had to cough meaningfully before the waiters at Jiran bothered to peel their eyes off their phones indifferently, like zombies
The medicine man who advised my community to refrain from pork in the 1980s would have reconsidered his stance had he joined me for lunch
I ordered lamb rogan josh, perhaps because my head was feeling rather woolly after Chiefs beat Pirates
I hate it when hardworking black professionals get lumped together with tenderpreneurs by white businesspeople who don’t think before they talk
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
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
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?
Was the magistrate who freed a man accused of rape because he appeared to be effeminate ignorant, or was she just incompetent ?
In the tragedy of the Parktown Boys’ High School pupil who drowned, an indemnity form is irrelevant. The buck stops with the headmaster
Hats off to Patricia de Lille, who is to lay criminal charges against the company that charged the state R76m to stage three funerals
Year-end parties are like the proverbial curate’s egg: some parts are bad, others good
When it comes to racism, most South Africans resort to shallow, knee-jerk judgments
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
Constant travel, serial speaking engagements and a 10-day walk all help to block the bad stuff from my consciousness
Since I arrived in Lagos three days ago, not a day has passed that I haven’t eaten goat meat