Thoughts on South African and international politics and culture

Friday, December 02, 2005

One of my favourite stories of the year
You know things are getting bad at home affairs when someone has to take an employee hostage to get his ID book! Kabelo Thibidi took an employee hostage at the department of home affairs in Johannesburg after waiting since 2001 for an identity document, which he claims meant he could not get a drivers license or a job. Priceless! Get the whole story here and here.