In this week’s cartoon, Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba masters the Trumpian art of cheap and xenophobic political theatre by trumpeting a predawn police raid on Hillbrow in which counterfeit goods were seized.
While the country’s inhabitants go without clean drinking water, Mexican politicians have privatised and sold its water to giant breweries, which exploit this life-sustaining resource to make massive profits.
In a 2017 report, the South African Law Reform Commission declared that decriminalising sex work in South Africa ‘could create an extremely dangerous cultural shift’. ‘New Frame’ looks at the cost of the status quo and asks sex workers what they want.
Our oceans are filling up with it, producing it generates greenhouse gases and burning it in an attempt at waste management further pollutes the air. The answer to the plastic problem lies at the source.