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Shall the DA in Joburg remain at the EFF’s tender mercies?
A recent DA review concluded that forming a government with the EFF’s support in Johannesburg was a mistake.
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SA is unified in wanting proper governance, Ramaphosa
The groundswell of unity shown during the Springboks’ parade is hopefully a wake-up call to the president to do a Rassie Erasmus and select the best team, and come up with a new game plan.
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The disjuncture between SA law and SA education
It’s all good and well to have a great and nuanced legal system, but when you try governing a population struggling with an education system that teaches nothing of it, many of the complexities can be lost in translation.
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It is time for govt to put the people first
Government has left massive gaps for groups like AfriForum to fill and, as is the case now with the Senzo Meyiwa situation, they stand to embarrass those in power.
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The perils of playing with kids, like a kid
No matter what the mirror says, the days of cramming oneself into a laundry basket end long before a man buys his first car.
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Where is the ‘common sense’ in ignoring a fire alarm?
We all do the same thing and are not hard-wired to imagine our own deaths, for if we could, we’d be crippled with fear.
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Orchids and Onions: Hats off to Heineken

Orchids and Onions: Hats off to Heineken

A bunch of Orchids to Heineken, Land Rover, MTN and FNB. And an Onion to you, Santam, trying to capitalise on this sort of spirit when you’re not even a sponsor.

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The Boks and their RWC triumph are an object lesson

The Boks and their RWC triumph are an object lesson

In a country where race remains the most important and volatile component to every problem, it provides a lesson to both white and black racists.

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Ditch Super Rugby to preserve the SA way of playing the game

Ditch Super Rugby to preserve the SA way of playing the game

Europe is the answer. The cumbersome, uninspiring tournament does nothing for local rugby anymore.

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The cost issue behind not going vegan in SA

The cost issue behind not going vegan in SA

#StopEatingMeat does not belong in South Africa. Take it from a vegetarian, who can’t even afford to be a vegan.

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How to be a good dad… and husband

How to be a good dad… and husband

Maybe I should be a smart husband too and just keep my mouth shut.

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My journey to, maybe, one day proudly wearing a Bok jersey again

My journey to, maybe, one day proudly wearing a Bok jersey again

Saturday’s Rugby World Cup win ended with me fighting an internal battle about the happiness I still felt embarrassed to show.

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The tripartite alliance needs to start working for SA’s future

The tripartite alliance needs to start working for SA’s future

The intransigence of the left is not helping the situation. We cannot fight forever and continue to make impossible demands.

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Siya Kolisi is pure black magic and black excellence

Siya Kolisi is pure black magic and black excellence

This is a story of hope that our children must go to bed with – dream it; you can be it.

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The Springbok formula works, not BEE

The Springbok formula works, not BEE

The Springbok squad was not based on affirmative action quotas. If that lesson can be applied to the economy, SA will become a winning nation, not only on sports fields.

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There’s no argument to be had over excellent healthcare

There’s no argument to be had over excellent healthcare

Certainly, in my case, were it not for the heart surgeon I would not be churning out these words.

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At least the Boks, and Coke, do the job

At least the Boks, and Coke, do the job

#ImStaying because I can’t wait to see what Cyril doesn’t do next.

Can we be #StrongerTogether and praise Jesus in the same post?

Were a Springbok fan to say we won the World Cup because of the white people on the team, there would be some serious commotion about it. What makes the glory to The Most High posts any more acceptable?

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Time’s up, the ship is sinking

Time’s up, the ship is sinking

The business of endless bailouts to badly run SOEs has to stop. Ramaphosa knows what needs to be done. Will he do it?

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Letting the cat out of the bag

Letting the cat out of the bag

We may have won the World Cup, but how many little Lejas’ lives have really changed?




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