The “male stubborn and chauvinistic attitude” accounted for 78.4% of traffic deaths in the first 19 days of December 2016, South Africa’s minister of transport claimed. How did she determine that?
South African television programme Carte Blanche investigated the fraught journey to South Africa many Malawians experience. But their hard-hitting figure that “almost one-third of Malawi’s population” live in South Africa is completely off-point.
The leaders of the ANC, DA and EFF – President Jacob Zuma, Mmusi Maimane and Julius Malema – pulled out all stops in their parties’ final local government election rallies at the weekend. But that included stretching the truth.