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Koketso Moeti

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Mother. Campaigner. Political orphan. Blogger. Part Time Professional Black. Liker of Things. Lover of People. No Sense of Humour. Also on twitter @Kmoeti

Government must get Metrorail back on track

Many of the comments left on my previous post about the disaster that is Metrorail suggested that privatising the service would be a better option.…

The struggle of the opinion space

The Big Debate recently asked if artists had “sold out”. It was a fascinating episode that explored whether artists have a duty to effect positive…

The disaster that is Metrorail

A few years ago I relocated to Pretoria. I only had one friend who happened to use the Metrorail train strictly and being new to…

Oscar Pistorius, the hero that never was…

South Africa is a country riddled with extreme inequality, with the gap ever increasing. Last year it was found that “South Africa’s children still face…

Is Ramphele SA’s new saviour?

Following various media reports there was much speculation about Mamphela Ramphele entering politics. This was further fuelled by her not completely denying this. Instead she…

Clicktivism

The phrase “it starts with the person in the mirror” is often used as a call to action. A way of telling us we should…

When cruelty’s disguised as ‘civilisation’

As expected, the response to my previous post contained some of the usual commentary that taints any attempt at meaningful engagement on race relations in…

What are vile white practices? Really?

I was most perplexed to read fellow Thought Leader Sarah Britten’s “What are vile white practices?” written in response to Gillian Schutte’s “Dear White People”.…

Talking to your kids about sex…

The other day as I undressed my one-year-old for a bath he noticed his penis for the very first time. He looked at it and…