By Charles Onyango Obo
Rwanda’s Minister of Culture and Sports, Joseph Habineza, resigned yesterday after pictures of him in suggestive positions with women were published on the Internet.
There have been a spate of these pictures recently. First, with Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete playing hanky panky. Then there was that Liberian minister, in his naked magnificence–except that one was published in a newspaper in the country.
Meanwhile, Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, is to be tried for consorting with an underage prostitute, and when she got in trouble later, good old Silvio used his office to spring her from a police jail! That Berlusconi must be an African president in white skin.
Having said that, I think in some of these cases, like Habineza’s, there is too much puritanical hysteria. He is shown dancing with a grown woman, holding her close, then with a larger group of women all squeezing him. At no point is any of them naked.
Well, here is the link, you be the judge: