Karabo Mokoena's murder led to a barrage of vitriol against men, and at her funeral men bowed their heads in shame, Don Makatile reports. These were the opening words of a speaker who took to the podium at the memorial service of Soweto woman Karabo Mokoena, at the Diepkloof Hall in Zone 3 on Wednesday.
There has been much media exposure of the recent protests in coloured working-class townships in Joburg, notably Eldorado Park and Ennerdale, which have been characterised by much vehemence and violence and which requires explanation. The main reason these angry protests have received so much media attention is precisely because we have not had much of it from these areas for many years.
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