There has been a service-level failure not only by the ruling party, but by every party that occupies a seat in parliament.
If Time is correct, and Russia is indeed meddling in elections, one purpose in South Africa might be to reinstate the lucrative nuclear power deal.
We need to go to the source of most protests: corrupt and incompetent municipalities. They are the ones causing folk going public.
Timing the release of books to cause maximum impact on the conscience of voters ahead of important elections is a suitable response.
Or why you should never let anyone drive for you.
With all the political correctness which has now become law, everyone’s too bloody scared to tell a Gatiep and Meraai joke.

Columns Richard Spoor’s tweet about Malema’s ‘mother’ crosses the line

Burying a close relative is not a time to play politics or for vicious personal attacks.

Columns Beware, an ANC vote is a vote for everything bad the ANC brings

One can delude oneself as much as one wishes, but a ‘Ramaphosa’ vote is equally a ‘Zuma’ vote.

Columns All set for cricket’s quest for the elusive Holy Grail

Soon we’ll live in hope again as we try and go further than was the case in our first seven attempts.

Columns Orchids and Onions – Thanks for the laugh, Ogilvy

How difficult is it, Google and Sportsmans Warehouse, to divine that I could get actively annoyed by ads for something I’ve already bought?

Columns Destructive riots are caused by failed political leaders

Burning buildings, cars, houses, schools and libraries is no longer protest, yet we cite ‘demonstrations’ in the hope it will somehow sanitise the anarchy.

Columns Running an election could have many benefits

As long as we don’t give politicians too much confidence. Nobody wants to see Julius Malema or Pieter Groenewald in spandex tights.

Columns The ANC needs to take a long, hard look at itself

It’s time for the ANC to go back to the drawing board by instilling a culture of ethics and leadership morality within its structures and general membership.

Columns Your vote is powerful – use it well

For one born at the end of apartheid, at the very brink of the endless possibilities of democracy, the state of the nation is demoralising.

Columns Arrest the crooks and make us a happy nation

Why must we continue to allow a sick leadership to infect our spiritual health and the chance of the poor sharing material wealth?

Columns Grave danger for SA lurks in the ANC’s election lists

It is not impossible that Mabuza, Magashule or someone else could be elected as the country’s president by ANC MPs in a secret ballot.

Columns The anger of the fed-up masses is reaching boiling point

The Alexandra shutdown must be seen for what it is: a harbinger of impending doom.

Columns Finding our way around without a map book

I was reminded of this a while back when the one that wears the pants called from the mall. Apparently, her car had been stolen.

Columns Come on then, Ace. Sue – what can you lose?

As Abe Lincoln advised, the truth is generally the best vindication against slander.

Columns The DA treating Zille with disdain may backfire in elections

The DA has been a growing and credible successor to an ANC that looks decidedly shopworn, and SA can’t afford to have the EFF usurp that role.


today in print