|The Subersive Swazi Queen Dube|
In 1992 the great man Nelson Mandela, announced that he was calling it quits with his troublesome wife, the feisty Winnie Mandela. They eventually divorced in 1996. Though Mandela never mentioned it publicly, one of the reasons was that Winnie was a philanderer, and was wont to make out with her lover in the back of the presidential jet as Madiba snoozed at the front.
|The Revenging Calmly Ntuli Zuma|
So, what is going on here? True, most these women have polygamous or unfaithful husbands, so theirs is the revenge of the neglected spouse. But that is small beer. At a wider level, I think something very revolutionary is happening in African State Houses. First, the prestige of African presidencies – and therefore State Houses – is in steep decline.
|The Wronged Vera|
|The Controversial Winnie Mandela|