Illegal street racers don’t have to put others at risk

Road racers practice their craft where others certainly can be harmed.

Some serious performance car enthusiasts will vehemently disagree with this opinion piece.

Illegal street racers don’t have to put others at risk
Illegal street racers don’t have to put others at risk

Illegal street racers don’t have to put others at risk

Road racers practice their craft where others certainly can be harmed.

Take a leaf out of Cyril’s book, Stella

Take a leaf out of Cyril’s book, Stella

Ndabeni-Abrahams should be fired if the ANC is in any way serious about true democracy and freedom.
How the hell can we believe Eskom?

How the hell can we believe Eskom?

According to Eskom, there was a ‘shortage of capacity’ … on a Sunday afternoon and evening in summer?
The infamous diplomatic memo may actually be a good sign

The infamous diplomatic memo may actually be a good sign

It is fascinating that five Western countries with considerable business ties with South Africa have effectively sent a warning shot across the bows of President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Punish the racist Lindsay Maasdorp, not the BLF

Punish the racist Lindsay Maasdorp, not the BLF

The country needs to see how far these racist reactionaries manage to go in the world of real politics.
The EFF is looking strong, and increasingly dangerous

The EFF is looking strong, and increasingly dangerous

The party has been relentless, and its pie-in-the-sky promises are taking it far in SA.
The middle class must be looked after

The middle class must be looked after

No successful nation has become so without a thriving, and growing, middle class.
Government must be more IT savvy

Government must be more IT savvy

The debacle could place the gun licence system – and the database needed to track all weapons – in jeopardy.
New NPA boss faces huge responsibility

New NPA boss faces huge responsibility

All of her past achievements are nothing compared with the task now facing her.
ANC is guilty of a faulty connection

ANC is guilty of a faulty connection

By organising protests and a threatened boycott of Vodacom, the ANC directly contradicts Ramaphosa, who says South Africa is ‘open for business’.
Zuma’s political fightback needs to be shut down

Zuma’s political fightback needs to be shut down

The former president really did hold us back badly for a decade, and we don’t need him to keep clinging to the reins.
Speed is not the only reason for carnage

Speed is not the only reason for carnage

There is no denying that the young man involved did a very stupid thing and I am not trying to condone what he did.
Today is the Proteas’ chance to show they have it

Today is the Proteas’ chance to show they have it

Today marks exactly four months to South Africa’s opening match of the World Cup against hosts England at The Oval.
Use local projects to create jobs

Use local projects to create jobs

Would it not make sense for municipal authorities to consult people on the ground first and offer these communities priority in jobs, or subcontracts?
South African Indians play a vital role in society

South African Indians play a vital role in society

Maintaining the strong official connection between us and India underlines the important role the community plays in South Africa.
Heed the warning bells from Zimbabwe

Heed the warning bells from Zimbabwe

Corruption can become so rooted in a society that those benefitting will be prepared to use violence to maintain the status quo.
Trump’s ego is a weapon of mass disruption

Trump’s ego is a weapon of mass disruption

Who could imagine a country being shut down because one man is determined to fund a meaningless gesture.
Tax boycotts aren’t the solution

Tax boycotts aren’t the solution

Mbalula is one of those people inside the ANC glass house.
Election research paints a bleak picture

Election research paints a bleak picture

Perhaps the reality is that young people are too busy trying to stay alive, to find a job or support their families to be interested in politics.
The importance of checking facts

The importance of checking facts

The media and public witch-hunt on Elana Barkhuizen shows how fake news can spread with the speed and destructive force of a wildfire.
The honeymoon with Ramaphosa is truly over

The honeymoon with Ramaphosa is truly over

Malema’s threats to disrupt the upcoming State of the Nation Address in parliament early next month is notice of the EFF’s intent.
SA needs answers over citizen’s death in Mozambique

SA needs answers over citizen’s death in Mozambique

The bottom line is that a South African citizen is dead and we need answers.
Don’t get depressed over evidence at Zondo Commission

Don’t get depressed over evidence at Zondo Commission

Rather remember if Jacob Zuma had not been ousted as president 11 months ago, there would never have been such an inquiry in the first place.
Sixty years on, this icon is still on the road

Sixty years on, this icon is still on the road

The Mini is a metaphor for how the world has changed: it’s bigger, faster, slicker, safer … and a lot more complex than it was six decades ago.
SA will just have to bear the Zim consequences

SA will just have to bear the Zim consequences

If democracy and free and fair elections in that nation were supported, SA probably wouldn’t have to deal now with millions of refugees.

 

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