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I finally found my ‘hair home’
Although Koos caters for men, women and derivatives, he has cleverly retained the barber look and feel.
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Feeling Naafi about Cyril’s Sona is understandable
Figures are open to manipulation but we are undeniably in a downward spiral of low economic growth, high unemployment and rising debt.
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The advertising industry isn’t helping to save the planet
The genuinely altruistic greening of the advertising industry sounds about as likely as Hlaudi Motsoeneng getting a doctorate in the humanities.
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Thank the gods for PAIA
The Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) has been a vital instrument in the fight to maintain democracy post 94. What would we have done without it?
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Rhetoric can’t save SAA, Magashule and EFF
Magashule and his supporters represent a faction of the ANC so out of touch with reality that they say publicly ‘SAA can be rescued as a national airline’.
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If government organised Valentine’s Day…
The department of agriculture wouldn’t waste a single hectare on growing flowers, especially not of the colonial variety.
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Che Gigaba teaches ANC comrades tricks of the trade

Columns Che Gigaba teaches ANC comrades tricks of the trade

The first lesson of Public Relations is to apply the Nkandla Fire Pool Rule – deny, deny, deny.

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Orchids and Onions – Chicken Licken’s clucking good concept

Columns Orchids and Onions – Chicken Licken’s clucking good concept

And anything which damages a brand gets an Onion (it will be a red one, Jarred Cinman, because, dude, you gotta keep moving away from white…)

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WC Health gets bloodied nose over doctors’ ‘theft’ case

Columns WC Health gets bloodied nose over doctors’ ‘theft’ case

Mbombo announced that she opposed NHI because it would make WCH ‘useless and dysfunctional’. Nope, Dr M. Not possible. Your managers are already useless and dysfunctional.

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Old hands don’t mask the Lions’ flaws

Columns Old hands don’t mask the Lions’ flaws

Question marks are hanging over the Lions’ ‘promote-internally-at-all-costs’ policy when it comes to their coaching staff.

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Beware SA exceptionalism in the AU setup

Columns Beware SA exceptionalism in the AU setup

While leading the AU, we should resist the temptation to proselytise because we possess neither exceptionalism nor superiority.

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DA’s ‘state of damage control’ is its own fault

Columns DA’s ‘state of damage control’ is its own fault

Last year’s general elections were an embarrassment for the blue party, who underperformed by not maintaining the votes they got in 2016.

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We live in a very sick world, without a sick note

Columns We live in a very sick world, without a sick note

Please be the medical aid of society – not part of the disease.

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My odd ears have been a lifelong handicap, but we rise above it. Like Dumbo!

Columns My odd ears have been a lifelong handicap, but we rise above it. Like Dumbo!

You too, gentle reader, must have something odd and non-standard about you, which makes life an interesting mission.

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Merkel – a leader who stands by her values

Columns Merkel – a leader who stands by her values

Speaking her mind in taking issues head-on, without fear of a backlash from her own party – the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) – has been Merkel’s style.

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When families become broken from inside

Being a parent When families become broken from inside

We need to face the truth: the family unit is gone because of absent mothers and fathers, ethics that are situational and parenting that is just not there.

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My love-hate date with the mother of all muffins

Columns My love-hate date with the mother of all muffins

I think I’ll stick to politics in future. It might make me sick, but it won’t kill me.

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Coronavirus outbreak has contaminated the truth

Columns Coronavirus outbreak has contaminated the truth

China has been flooding the media with news and propaganda. Sceptics doubt some of the quoted figures, while the bias in Chinese commentary is bizarre.

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I loathe fake wine fundis

Columns I loathe fake wine fundis

There’s no way you’d want to swallow the stuff out of a glass in which a nose had been.

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In a free country, it’s free speech vs free speech

Columns In a free country, it’s free speech vs free speech

Katie Hopkins will have a tough time of it in a civil suit regardless of what Josh Pieters sneakily called her.




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