10.12.2019 04:13 pm
When last did you watch a South African presidential election debate or read a political manifesto?
The prior has happened since 1994 and the latter nobody seems to care about, so what is voting based upon and should the law step in?
The official opposition is determined to act like their inevitable loss of power in the City of Johannesburg has nothing to do with the party’s shift to the right.
Santa puts together some fine gifts for some mighty South Africans.
Cricket owes the country a fresh start and wiping the slate clean means the existing board must jointly take responsibility.
What is disturbing for the president and his supporters is that some of his erstwhile Nasrec allies have defected to the ‘other side’.
Meanwhile, the Advertising Regulatory Board has done some weapons-grade ‘virtue signalling’ by banning a radio ad for Volkswagen’s Amarok bakkie.
We expect many South Africans will continue to do what they do best: drown their sorrows. Which is good news if you own a bottle store.
Brands with money and strong values could well do South African sport a great service by being part of the cricket rescue effort.
Fikile Mbalula – who variously styles himself on social media as Mr Fix, Mr FearFokol and Razzmatazz – is very keen on collective guilt, um, responsibility.
If one starts adopting a more holistic, developmental view, one could actually make a pretty decent case for not being too worried about the tournament being canned.
With the political power shifts this week, will corruption be swept under the carpet again?
Us as citizens acting as ambassadors can – in fact must – surely do more to improve our country’s standing and image as a preferred tourist destination.
Many countries are experimenting with shorter working weeks and found that, apart from improving the quality of life of workers, they also improve productivity.
The DA needs to realise that it has to change markedly if it is going to live up to its potential as a political influencer in this country.
It is curious that these parties accuse certain media houses of being favourable to the official opposition, when the opposition are the only ones willing to participate in interviews.