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Y Bar Ranch
06-03-2012, 04:34 PM
This is old news (2006), but I just got back from a week in SA, and hadn't heard of this prior. It is the gift that keeps on giving over there.


Mr Zuma said in court on Wednesday he had left his bedroom after having sex with the woman and taken a shower because this "would minimise the risk of contracting the disease [HIV]."

...Mr Zuma's testimony that he did not use a condom during the encounter, despite knowing the woman was HIV-positive, caused dismay among local Aids activists.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/4879822.stm

Mr. Zuma is now the President of South Africa. This one guy keeps doing caricatures of the President...

http://kevdieenglesman.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/zuma-shower.jpg

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/4879822.stm

While a whole nuther blowup went on last week when this painting came out (just a link, to protect the more delicate sensibilities.

http://okacdn.okayplayer.com/core/wp-content/uploads/spear.jpg

ANC is screaming racism, while folks of all persuasions are saying if the shoe fits...Some excellent people's editorials on both sides. No punches pulled.

SA is a very interesting place.