TOM EATON | Mthethwa’s politically brilliant curtain call on PE deserves an ovation
The minister has had a rough time, so go easy on him. It’s not as if he’s trying to win votes before the election
Nathi Mthethwa might be doing his best to destroy the arts in SA, but this critic has to give him five stars for his latest piece of political theatre: the renaming of various places in the Eastern Cape.
To be clear, I entirely support the principle involved when a formerly colonised people decide to erase colonial names and replace them with pre-colonial or, simply, different ones. ..