15.8.2019 09:35 am
The governing party always promises to root out corruption wherever it rears its ugly head, but there has been little evidence of this on the ground.
The move by the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal to act decisively against eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede, her Msunduzi municipality counterpart, Themba Njilo, and others found on the wrong side of the law is laudable and long overdue.
Orchids to Nedbank for deciding to do a positive thing and get people thinking, while Rosebank Day Spa gets an Onion for a lost opportunity.
Government needs to do everything it can to grow the economy and slow population growth, even though the latter is likely to be a racially flammable issue.
With respect to those who are embracing a new era in SA cricket, it’s bloody hard not be shaking in your boots.
The state will soon try to force all of us to use its universal healthcare system. What could possibly go wrong?
Like Roosevelt in the ’30s, Ramaphosa is left with no option but to implement policies that will take the country out of the economic jam, for the benefit of all.
If the men we are breeding are the reason so many families are mourning their daughters, we should admit we have a problem – and he wears pants.
The unemployed, and those who survive on social grants, are not the only ones buffeted by rising inflation and low economic growth. We’re all affected.
Perhaps the hope of better things to come lies in the fact that we, as a nation, are still healthy enough to come up trumps despite, or because of, the hurt and ugliness.
Why do the targets of these raids appear to be only of African origin? One hardly ever hears of Chinatown being raided for counterfeit goods.
I made my friends pinkie-swear: They will not leave me in the car at my own funeral. I demand to take centre stage one final time.
The smell of dope mixed with that of dust as 17 pairs of feet shuffled on to what used to pass for a soccer field in that part of the world.
It is probably true that Ramaphosa is the only person in government who could save SA. Unfortunately, he also appears to lack the courage to do so.
By the end of the day, the umpires were so starved of confidence that they were even checking so-called bump-ball catches.