Tag Archives: Zapiro

My Big Fat Book outing – Zapiro Booklaunch “My Big Fat Gupta Wedding”

I haven’t been to a Zapiro Book launch since the launch of “Pirates of Polokwane” at Constitution hill a few years ago.  When I saw that tonight was the launch of “My Big Fat Gupta Wedding” I knew that a babysitter, and birdsitter would be needed, my eldest daughter Domi rose to the occasion with good grace.  l love books …

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Our President fails to entertain

In 2008 The Sunday Times published a cartoon titled “Rape of Justice”  by the brilliant cartoonist Zapiro.  It depicted Jacob Zuma preparing to rape Lady Justice whilst being held down by alliance leaders.  It is probably the most famous cartoon in our history or certainly in my life time although Zapiro generally sums up current events with breathtaking precision.  The …

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