Cat-Kicking Kurt: The kick and the farce

This week’s header might sound funny and look likes an attempt at giving our tongue some tongue-twisting practice from a columnist with a delusion of creativity. But this is very serious business.

It is at the level of seriousness of a national budget speech. Little wonder the two happened at around the same time. Kicking a cat is apparently a huge deal and something that could lose you jobs and sponsorship.

A not-so-famous French soccer player, Kurt Zouma kicked a cat in England. In Africa kicking cats is almost a continental pastime and you can never see a headline like ‘Man kicks cat’. Now cats are a big deal across the oceans and they are not mere little creatures to throw stones at when they are perched on your wall and making funny noises at night.

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