Given how the numbers appear to stack up, South Africans should now be able to count on Ramaphosa to stop dicking about and, at last, to act.
It will add some much-needed intrigue to the game and it also adds to the spectacle that is the game itself.
OUTsurance gets an Orchid for its ‘reality advertising’ success, while using ‘influencers’ without any solid data to go on gets an influential Onion.
Because the alternative is far scarier.
I used to think of it as the black community’s very own secret that no one wanted to speak about. But it isn’t.
It’s at this stage of the conversation that Snapdragon showed her inability to focus on the issue at hand and the polite conversation took an unpleasant turn.

Cameron’s parting shot sends a clear message

The judge proved to be a fighter for human rights, who dealt with apartheid with the same vigour he pursued corrupt leaders during democracy.

Parents also need some tech education

The strides in the incorporation of technology into education is commendable. But as parents, are we ready, are we prepared for this huge adjustment?

Your pension fund is being eyed as SOE debt relief

Looting private pensions, whether under the guise of ‘prescribed assets’ or any other terminology, will be disastrous.

Why has murder become so easy in SA?

Incarceration cannot be considered a deterrent. The results speak for themselves.

A life without struggle in SA is achievable

In among all the numbers, we have lost sight of dignity, and our value and worth as human beings.

Ramaphosa is a victim of ANC secrecy

Maybe it’s in poor taste to use money to influence people, but that’s a culture that the organisation has allowed to take root.

Yes, size does matter… in a cubicle, or a parking spot

A professional contortionist would have been proud of the moves I choreographed just to untie my boot laces.

ANC vultures are circling over Cyril Ramaphosa

The current political crisis around the private funding of Ramaphosa’s campaign should be understood within a certain context.

Arrear-oholics Anonymous

Once you are hooked, then you have to satisfy the craving, even if it makes no sense.

The pain of empty nest syndrome

For the first time in my adult life, no one is my responsibility.

ANC midgets pin ‘modern Gulliver’ Ramaphosa down

For Ramaphosa to break the bonds that constrain him, he first has to neutralise Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, using constitutional mechanisms.

De Bruin, da rugby brain

The Springboks now have an attack that makes sure it ruthlessly capitalises on limited opportunities. It’s an attack that, to put it succinctly, works.

Orchids and Onions – Toyota leads the marketing way

And England’s Marmite campaign hits Australia’s Vegemite for a six.

When Metro cops turn a blind eye

The roads are full of traffic offenders. The Metro police should throw the book at them. But you can’t fight thuggery with thuggery.




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