Jamaican Anglican Bishop Calls for Free Press with Guts

Anglican Bishop  of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, Rt Rev Dr Howard Gregory, is suggesting that the media have more to offer. “While we expect the media to be truthful in reflecting what is happening in our midst, I submit that the journalistic community has a significant role to play in the shaping of our…

Archbishop Tutu: ANC Worse than Apartheid Government

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has slammed the ANC government for not granting the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, a visa: “Our government is worse than the apartheid government, because at least you were expecting it from the apartheid government,” he said in a news conference on the government’s failure to grant Tibetan spiritual leader the…

Election Day

Here in South Africa: Polling stations have officially opened in the fourth local government election since the end of apartheid. Close on 24 million people are registered to vote in the polls with the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) calling on all eligible voters to make their mark. People have already started queuing at some stations…