User Stats
Article Views: 
Comments on Articles: 
Articles Posted: 
Photos Posted: 
Videos Posted: 


Display name: Language Girl
About Me:

Working with languages, as a freelance translator, has proved how very similar people are, all over the world. We all want to be well, happy and loved, and not taken for granted and abused, particularly by governments we are supposed to trust.
Born in Zimbabwe, chose to live in South Africa, passionate about fairness and humanity in all things. Injustice, crime and abuse of all kinds infuriate and sadden me.
Sometimes I simply have to say what begs to be said.

The shock and outrage appears to have passed over the fact that these attacks took place on Friday 13.

South Africa no longer matters, the ANC is the winner, and, as is the way of the world, the winner takes it all.

So the dignity of the President has been attacked by a very brave artist, and as a result the ANCWL felt a need to organise a march to defend him, or rather his honour.

With so much debate around the decision to disable the comments on News24, it occurred to me that there are many people who are more concerned with the loss of their ‘look at me and see how clever I am’ platform than with the loss of a healthy debating forum.

So our esteemed Deputy President ‘did not know ‘ who owned the charter plane he used to make his recent urgent business trip to Japan. Right.

When horrifying violence and murderous acts are perpetrated as a direct result of the leadership vacuum in this country, blame is laid anywhere.

The deterioration of our democracy was never more glaringly obvious than during the State of the Nation Address this week.

Isn’t it odd that, when a prominent member of the ruling party becomes the victim of an armed robbery, suddenly it is a dire emergency?

Our brilliant new Energy Minister has announced the signing of an obscenely expensive nuclear power deal with Russia.

It can never be said that living in Africa is boring. At the risk of causing offence to countless people, Africa is very colourful.

Pallo Jordan seems to have disappeared from pretty much everywhere, and although he has been proved a liar, some kudos must go to him for having had the courage to actually step down.


Language Girl's Achievements




E-mail Alerts The latest headlines in your inbox

RSS feeds News delivered really simply.

Mobile News24 on your mobile or PDA

E-mail Newsletters You choose what you want

News24 on Android Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

TV Get us in your home, on your television.

Interactive Advertising Bureau
© 2015 All rights reserved.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.