MISOGYNIST 'TIMES' WRITER UNDER ATTACK

From Swazi Media Commentary Tue Dec 11 2012, 03:33:00

The Times Sundaynewspaper columnist who wrote that battered women only had themselves to blame when they were attacked has been criticised by a leading Swaziland human rights organisation

Qalakaliboli Dlamini had written this week (9 December 2012) that women abuse men more than the other way around.

Dlamini had also written that the serial killer David Simelane, recently sentenced to hang for the murder of 32 women, might have been driven to the crimes because he was once falsely accused of rape by a woman.

Dlamini was the centre of attention at a commemoration of International Human Rights Day held in Swaziland yesterday (10 December 2012). His was criticised by Coordinating Assembly for Non-Governmental Organisations (CANGO) Director Emmanuel Ndlangamandla who said Dlamini's comments were 'unacceptable'.

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Kenya:   Kenyatta, Opposition Leaders Hold Talks (news)
The East African
31 May 2016

Kenyan opposition coalition Cord leaders Raila Odinga and Moses Wetang'ula are meeting President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto at State House in Nairobi. Odinga earlier Tuesday ... [read more]

North Africa:   Mediterranean Refugee Death Toll Soars (news)
UN News Service
31 May 2016

At least 880 people appear to have died over the past week as their vessels either wrecked or capsized in the Mediterranean, bringing the total fatalities along the dangerous crossing route to 2,510 ... [read more]

Nigeria:   Niger Delta Crisis Escalates (news)
Deutsche Welle
31 May 2016

Nigeria's oil-dependent economy is under siege from militants who are targeting oil and gas installations in the Niger Delta. President Muhammadu Buhari is to make his first visit to the region this ... [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!


Today's Featured News
Mozambique Ruling Party Faces Tough Contest

Renamo supporters: Ruling Frelimo faces a stern challenge at Wednesday's polls from...

Surge in Central African Republic Violence

African Union troops in Bangui (file photo): The UN has expressed alarm...

Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana Get Crucial Wins

Asamoah Gyan of Ghana (file photo): The Super Eagles have boosted their...