South Africa

Violence at the End of Rainbow, Part One

By Ranjeni Munusamy 12 February 2015

The video says it all. Violence is a means of resolving conflict in South Africa, whether it's to quell a strike in Marikana, voice concerns in Malamulele, or cope with personal issues. Now violence has entered Parliament, during its most august event, the State of the Nation Address. Watch the painful footage of the forceful removal of the EFF. Video by RANJENI MUNUSAMY.

Removal of EFF from SONA 2015. (Video by Ranjeni Munusamy)

Main photo: Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema speaks to journalists on the steps of the National Assembly during the state of the nation address by President Jacob Zuma in Cape Town, Thursday, 12 February 2015. Malema claimed at least seven MPs were injured during clashes with security officers inside and outside the National Assembly. Picture: Nardus Engelbrecht/SAPA



Fudging, obfuscation and misdirection hobble the route to the nitty-gritty of expropriation

By Marianne Merten

Bladerunner (1980s version) is a visual feast due in large part to the Hollywood Actors Strike. This allowed the designers an extra three months to refine the sets and props.