Agrizzi’s testimony confirms the rot runs deep

Agrizzi has shown that the last line of defence against graft is human beings, as opposed to making a million laws against corruption.

South Africa has had its fair share of commissions that were epic failures. Most of them were set up to fail because it was in the interests of powerful politicians to have them fail. The most famous of these failed commissions being the arms deal commission.

Agrizzi’s testimony confirms the rot runs deep
Agrizzi’s testimony confirms the rot runs deep

Agrizzi’s testimony confirms the rot runs deep

Agrizzi has shown that the last line of defence against graft is human beings, as opposed to making a million laws against corruption.

When fear has gone to the dogs

When fear has gone to the dogs

I have always been acutely aware of the fears – no matter how silly or irrational they might seem – that haunt some children.
The chill pill SA needs is now too big to swallow

The chill pill SA needs is now too big to swallow

Corruption and theft on an industrial scale by the ANC and its accomplices indicates we are in an economic tailspin from which it will be nearly impossible to recover.
Getting fat is easy. But so is judging them

Getting fat is easy. But so is judging them

It’s still January, we’re all still on a health kick (or ashamed of having fallen off the wagon) so I think we need to talk about fat-shaming.
ANC is at the heart of all state capture

ANC is at the heart of all state capture

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 retirement is food for thought

Lambie’s retirement is food for thought

Lambie’s boyish good looks and seeming innocence, as well as his talent on the rugby field, brought him legions of fans.
Rewarding drunk drivers is absurd

Rewarding drunk drivers is absurd

Common sense tells you, instinctively, that someone who causes a negative outcome because of his or her reckless action should be held accountable.
Dakar Rally shows SA can be best in world

Dakar Rally shows SA can be best in world

The win by Toyota Gazoo Racing SA is a triumph for local engineering know-how and an example of how private companies can also fly the SA flag high.
‘Giving us jobs’, one of the ANC’s most broken promises

‘Giving us jobs’, one of the ANC’s most broken promises

If the ANC goes ahead with its latest command economy plans, it will preside over the biggest disinvestment in SA’s history.
I spy with my little eye…

I spy with my little eye…

Perhaps the Twitter exchange from Pizza Hut treats the Leeds United ‘spy scandal’ for the circus it really is.
Orchids and Onions: A cutting-edge campaign

Orchids and Onions: A cutting-edge campaign

An Orchid to Gillette for putting an issue out there, and DA, you get the ‘How Not to Win Friends and Influence People’ Onion for this week.
Graft enablers must be punished harshly

Graft enablers must be punished harshly

It is companies like Bosasa – and the Gupta family and their acolytes, too – who are the ones which have been the enablers.
Don’t let protests become the norm

Don’t let protests become the norm

People all over the country have seen that the best way to get the ANC to pay attention is to put up roadblocks and burn tyres.
With little discipline in schools, we’re on a hiding to nothing

With little discipline in schools, we’re on a hiding to nothing

Where does it all begin? I believe, as a father, that it starts with us parents reneging on our responsibilities to raise our children into responsible adults.
SA’s fix is in our hands

SA’s fix is in our hands

There are millions of wonderful citizens who can repair South Africa. Will we be brave enough to fix that which is wrong?
ANC needs to tackle its tribal divisions head-on

ANC needs to tackle its tribal divisions head-on

While covering the run-up to the ANC January 8 statement followed by the launch of its 2019 election manifesto, there was a time I asked myself whether tribalism has once again reared its ugly head in the ruling party.
It’s hard on our kids when education is not fashionable

It’s hard on our kids when education is not fashionable

While we celebrate the achievements of our matrics, we must remember students who survived the adversities of their backgrounds.
Flying solo in Dakar not for faint-hearted

Flying solo in Dakar not for faint-hearted

Tireless drivers navigating their way across treacherous terrain for weeks on end defying the odds of nature.
ANC promises jobs, while destroying what creates jobs

ANC promises jobs, while destroying what creates jobs

The governing party is lying about what the role of a government should be in a healthy economy.
ATM? What were they thinking?

ATM? What were they thinking?

Surely when coming up with a party name, you’d pause to consider what its acronym will be.
Be careful of the promises you make, ANC

Be careful of the promises you make, ANC

You will meet them again in the streets when service delivery protests return.
Why the ANC eyeing our pensions is so terrifying

Why the ANC eyeing our pensions is so terrifying

There’s a hole in our economy, Dear Liza, Dear Liza.
Can we please just stop faking it

Can we please just stop faking it

Moozlie’s fake car crash stunt might seem clever to those who dreamt it up. To the rest of us, it’s simply deception.
Racism during the Cape fire was not ‘lekker’ at all

Racism during the Cape fire was not ‘lekker’ at all

A fire department truck raced by, men hanging from its windows, thumbs up, yelling ‘lekker!’ – presumably because ‘white’ homes were burning.
Don’t play the populist card too often, Cyril

Don’t play the populist card too often, Cyril

We understand that everyone makes big promises come election time, but let’s try to stay this side of reality.

 

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