The story is about a painting depicting President Jacob Zuma with his genitals exposed, termed The Spear by Brett Murray.
This painting triggered a high volume of comments and engagement among South Africans on the Sowetan LIVE website, making it a valuable resource of online discourse.
Fortunately, I was based at the family home of Mathatha Tsedu, the political editor of the Sowetan newspaper, a wise and wily campaigner.
However, although a distinction is evident, contradictions exist among the respective identities which feed back into the notion of identity as performative and fluid.
The massacre triggered a state of emergency, so the tension in downtown Johannesburg was palpable, especially as I was working out of the pro-ANC New Nation newspaper on Wanderers Street, just a stone’s throw away.
Thankfully, things settled down and it was the smiling face of Nelson Mandela on ANC election posters that said it all: ‘Mandela for President - The People’s Choice’.
She founded the Gordon Institute of Business Science (Gibs), and the Donald Gordon Medical Center. She founded Pam Golding Properties in 1976, with almost zero capital to her name.
Apparently, her 2010 turnover was set at a whopping R11 billion rand. Wendy Ackerman currently owns close to 50% of Pick 'n Pay - one of South Africa's largest grocery chains (also operating in Namibia, Mozambique, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Australia).