Hot & Not
“I don’t feel any pressure, but I want to explore and enjoy myself. I want to learn and become the best I can be,” Pendo Maseto (13) told Sowetan this week. While his peers were on their school break, he was at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, wowing fans with his prowess on the violin. Pendo proves that not all teens’ lives revolve around TV and tech games.
State Security Minister David Mahlobo takes South Africans for fools. Without flinching, he told the media that intelligence knew a year in advance that violence would erupt in Vuwani, Limpopo. More than 20 public schools were set alight during demarcation protests there, while Mahlobo and his men did nothing to prevent the crimes from happening.