And a big Onion for the Gauteng provincial traffic department’s pointless press release, with a promotion for a Women’s Day event on August 9 attached to an e-mail sent out in September.
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There are many holes in the secret ballot to strike plan
Some powerful players, including the SA Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu), are threatening a general strike against the new law.
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Shame on you who squandered Alexandra Renewal Project’s money
R2.3 billion has gone missing and no one has been held accountable yet, while the people of the township continue to live in complete squalor.
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Females and the cunning plans they cook up
On Wednesday I realised again that us men are defenceless against even the humblest of apprentice scamsters.
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Trevor Manuel belittling a judge poses a threat
Making a mockery of judges, as seen in the case of axed Old Mutual CEO Moyo Mashile by Manuel, flies in the face of what we and our forefathers fought for.
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Some things in SA are at least on the up. Like murder
Fewer roadblocks would also see a dramatic decrease in our drunk driving stats.
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On the couch with Dr Henry, Uber rating 4.91

On the couch with Dr Henry, Uber rating 4.91

I spent a good decade of my life experiencing the sacrament of confession in the Catholic Church, and I can confirm that I never confessed anything with the candour and honesty with which I regularly air my dirty laundry to an Uber driver.

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We can learn many lessons from foreigners

We can learn many lessons from foreigners

We are not willing to work. We won’t take opportunities that are available while we improve ourselves for the opportunities we want.

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Why a media boycott of Malema is a silly idea

Why a media boycott of Malema is a silly idea

Malema’s Twitter army is always ready to pounce, deflecting attention from his lifestyle hypocrisies.

What the ANC is very good at, and still doing

The UK is not alone in using filibustering in its parliament as a delaying tool.

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Police crime stats remain an exercise in futility

Police crime stats remain an exercise in futility

What we lack is leadership to measure the right crime variables and act decisively on them.

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Man who snapped 98 pencils in one minute has nothing on SA’s destruction champs

Man who snapped 98 pencils in one minute has nothing on SA’s destruction champs

If breaking stuff is a gateway to getting one’s name in the Guinness records, we South Africans should have the monopoly.

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Saving the world, one blouse at a time

Saving the world, one blouse at a time

Clothing seasons used to last half a year, summer and winter. Now they last a few weeks.

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The truth about ‘bosom buddies’ Zimbabwe and SA

The truth about ‘bosom buddies’ Zimbabwe and SA

Thabo Mbeki, who was tasked with trying to establish a better ANC-Zanu-PF relationship, improved matters by the end of the ’80s.

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Orchids and Onions: Awareness campaign tackles SA’s problem of underage drinking

Orchids and Onions: Awareness campaign tackles SA’s problem of underage drinking

But an Onion goes to a Jaguar Land Rover spokesperson for an ill-conceived tweet.

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Jaundiced Eye: Don’t use the dirty x-word

Jaundiced Eye: Don’t use the dirty x-word

Last week Magashule had expressed regret that the violence was being directed at ‘people who have the same skin colour as us’, rather than those ‘many others with a whitish colour’.

#MenAreTrash – It’s a matter of perspective

Which is why snide comments made by men who insist they are not trash is such a misguided reaction.

Allow women to decide what ring suits them

In the end it is those girls’ choice if they want a career as a ring girl.

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The tyranny of social media

The tyranny of social media

There can hardly be dispute about the democratising and revolutionarising measures of the growing basket of social media platforms in 21st century communication.

What I learnt from trying to stick up for Barry Bateman

It seems our interpretation of the incident depends on where you position the role players themselves in the hierarchy of power.




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