30.1.2019 10:37 am
There is no denying that the young man involved did a very stupid thing and I am not trying to condone what he did.
In the early hours of Monday morning a week ago, the internet and social media exploded when cellphone footage was posted showing a black BMW M3 having an horrendous crash while street racing against a motorbike on a Cape Town freeway.
Perhaps the reality is that young people are too busy trying to stay alive, to find a job or support their families to be interested in politics.
The media and public witch-hunt on Elana Barkhuizen shows how fake news can spread with the speed and destructive force of a wildfire.
Malema’s threats to disrupt the upcoming State of the Nation Address in parliament early next month is notice of the EFF’s intent.
The bottom line is that a South African citizen is dead and we need answers.
Rather remember if Jacob Zuma had not been ousted as president 11 months ago, there would never have been such an inquiry in the first place.
The Mini is a metaphor for how the world has changed: it’s bigger, faster, slicker, safer … and a lot more complex than it was six decades ago.
If democracy and free and fair elections in that nation were supported, SA probably wouldn’t have to deal now with millions of refugees.
It seems that ANC officials – even at a fairly low level – are not shy in viewing community assets as their own.
The worrying question is: why would the ANC want to take over the institution tasked with setting broader economic policy?
Railway expert Dr Willem Sprong has put forward good ideas to fix the Prasa mess, but there’s a huge locomotive in the room.
Given the fact that Ramaphosa has not failed to bring to book any of those implicated, and they are still thriving in, one has to wonder.
Lambie’s boyish good looks and seeming innocence, as well as his talent on the rugby field, brought him legions of fans.
Common sense tells you, instinctively, that someone who causes a negative outcome because of his or her reckless action should be held accountable.