28.11.2020 05:30 am
Truck petrol-bombings are not new developments, they are part of a pattern. The main orchestrator of protest actions that – oops! – spill into public violence is the EFF and its ‘commander-in-chief’ Julius Malema.
Our national flower is the protea. Our national disease is schizophrenia. This week provided another glimpse of the delusional and impaired state of the South African psyche.
Collectively we must watch out for our neighbours. If you know physical abuse happens behind a closed front door – shout out. You may just spare a life.
You are entering a regressive world, boys and girls. Everything is going backwards. It’s a global reset and you have to be ready for it.
If the exodus continues at this rate, Joburg’s word of the year will be Armageddon. Armageddon gettin’ outa here.
We’ve been led by the nose to think justice will end victorious. The Zumas, Aces, et al, will continue to run rings around the judiciary because they’re free to do so.
Instruments of justice and governance don’t appear to be enough to settle the issues SA has been cultivating for years. It’s now down to capturing the minds of the electorate, and history has taught us that that game gets dirty.
Me, listen? Damned if I do and damned if I don’t.
Collapsing the commission or getting it tied up in the courts until its mandated period elapses is a very real possibility.
International Men’s Day passed by almost unnoticed, but it is extremely important that we start celebrating it, to show that despite the bad, there are some men who know better and they can encourage others around them to do better.
When I was visiting my mum, we went for our standard late-afternoon walks around the neighbourhood with the dog, traipsing through this old suburb with the wide verges of my youth.
Converting a whole country to electric transport will require expansion of the electricity grid – and then, how will that power be produced?
Toyota’s Fortuner ad gets an Orchid, but the health department’s official internet effort competes with Fikile Mbalula in the Useless Stakes.
‘Nothing falling under the department of labour works — the Unemployment Insurance Fund doesn’t work, the Compensation Fund doesn’t work. The only thing that works they are now going to destroy.’
One day it’s sand and cement, the next two days nothing happens while we all stare at grey walls drying.
No journalist would travel three hours and expend all that effort to suck a story out of their thumb. That’s not how it works. We can only report on what people do.