Press "Enter" to skip to content
Azad Essa

Posts published by “Azad Essa”

Azad Essa is a journalist at Al Jazeera.

He is also the author of a book called "Zuma's Bastard" (Two Dogs Books, October 2010)

Yes, it is the name of a book. A real book. With a kickass cover.

Click on the cover to find out more.

You know you want to.

or join the revolution:

www.facebook.com/zumasbastard

http://www.azadessa.com/about

Accidental Academic won best political blog at the South African Blog awards 2009 and is a finalist for 2010.

Amla: A beer for your sainthood

An interesting email did the rounds last week. It was an open letter/apology from a former South African Breweries (SAB) employee to Proteas batting star…

Sometimes a Bond girl is all you need

I meet Huwaida Arraf at the Palestinian Struggle and Human Spirit Film Festival held in the working class district of Athlone in Cape Town. It’s…

Extra, extra! Screwing Indians wholesale

I have had it with Indian businesses. Sure, half of them are my cousins and all that, but even shared bloodlines and Sunday Akhni doesn’t…

Even the Taliban would’ve found it funny

After telling me where he was from, he grunts and looks the other way, nostrils flared as he pretends to admire the scenery. Of course,…

Let’s jerk off to climate change

If you haven’t blogged, made a poster, built a sand castle or ran naked through the streets screaming “the climate changers are coming”, then you’re…

Meet the Jew Zionists love to hate

I am not a fan of famous professors. They are normally so caught up in their research that they’re often socially starved animals; aloof and…

Daily Planet: Obama beats Superman

The Nobel Peace Centre in Oslo is a sort of religious site. Sitting adjacent to the harbour in central Oslo, a spot that could easily…

Maybe the Holocaust was not enough

I I jump off a packed train in Munich and walk from the platform towards the station when a plain clothes policeman stops me. He…