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Popeye needs his spinach
The first bucket came out with the first rains. By morning three pots were added.
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Orchids and onions: Kreepy Krauly cleans up
Woolworths you get an Onion – not genetically modified, I can guarantee – for your ostrich-like marketing behaviour.
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Shut those land foghorns up
For the love of humanity give those of us who need it a chance to wake up a little later than sparrow fart.
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I see stupid people
I see stupid people. From my day-drinking Karen neighbour, to my complex trustees, the sense of stupidity is overwhelming.
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Heritage Day should be about more than braais and ‘Jerusalema’
If you are going to be dancing to ‘Jerusalema’ this heritage day, may we understand the lyrical content that reminds us that our home is Jerusalem, a home of uprightness, hopefulness, thoughtfulness and selflessness.
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Bury dated beliefs and cultures
What value is placed on a dead human body? Short of using it for research purposes or for replacing parts in living bodies?
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Jerusalema vs Julius Malema

Columns Jerusalema vs Julius Malema

Social media are awash with #Jerusalemachallenge variations. Heritage Day fever.

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Questions around journalist’s ‘gay’ column

Columns Questions around journalist’s ‘gay’ column

The SCA found the act was ‘overbroad’ and ‘vague’ and gave Parliament 18 months to remedy the defects. It also dismissed SAHRC’s case against Qwelane.

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Hanging on to one’s heritage

Columns Hanging on to one’s heritage

Heritage Day is a relatively new addition to our burgeoning list of days, people and events to remember.

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Why it’s a good idea for Zuma to give in to Zondo

Columns Why it’s a good idea for Zuma to give in to Zondo

The former president has been informed that he will be giving testimony for five days in the middle of November but between that and the arms deal matter, he’s got his legal plate full with a medical team advising that he limit his movements.

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Suitable stable staff a rare breed

Columns Suitable stable staff a rare breed

While the racing industry is cleaning up, it’s important to note that there’s no point in cleaning up the boardrooms when the stables are still full of manure.

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SA can dance to same tune

Columns SA can dance to same tune

Heritage should be something celebrated so that it is no longer simply the adorning of cultural wear on 24 September that signifies pride in one’s cultural origins.

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China’s intent has been ‘distorted’, says Chinese embassy official

Columns China’s intent has been ‘distorted’, says Chinese embassy official

China has always played a constructive role in affairs bearing on Africa’s peace and security and helped African countries enhance capacity building for peace and security.

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Do you know anyone who got flu this year?

Columns Do you know anyone who got flu this year?

Imagine just how devastating the pandemic would be if we weren’t all doing our bit for the common good – wielding our hand sanitiser, wearing our masks, restricting our movements.

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Just hang 10, Ben 10…

Columns Just hang 10, Ben 10…

Other men find it difficult to know exactly what league they should be playing in when it comes to the opposite sex.

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Let’s do the time warp again

Columns Let’s do the time warp again

Thank you, Jerusalema, for putting the spring back in my step.

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Orchids and onions: Thumbs up for Beast while Trump shoots himself in the foot

Columns Orchids and onions: Thumbs up for Beast while Trump shoots himself in the foot

Donald Trump is the gag which keeps on giving. He knows very little about a lot of things – but even his idiocy (or more correctly, that of his marketing team) reached new levels this month.

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A peace prize for Trump?

Columns A peace prize for Trump?

The odds are that when next year’s Nobels are announced, Trump will be neither a peace laureate nor a president.

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In search of the honey pot

Columns In search of the honey pot

Uncle Cyril assured us there’s an economic recovery plan in the pipeline, but he didn’t give details – and details are what we need.

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Bridging foreign policy divide

Columns Bridging foreign policy divide

While none of our countries should project a big brother attitude, there is also a price to be paid for state and non-state actors not engaging frankly with one another.




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