What’s in a name? Hey Tito, Cyril is just fine for now

You’ll never find Tito Mboweni asking people to imagine anything on social media, because he leaves absolutely nothing to the imagination. With Tito, it’s always a case of WSYWIG, what you see is what you get, whether he’s admiring vegetables on his Magoebaskloof farm in Limpopo, cooking up a storm in his kitchen – and sharing the progress in real time – or admiring Rwanda, and Kigali in particular.

My f*k, Mareliese, Steve Hofmeyr is running on empty

The race is on, one lucky – disaffected – DSTV subscriber could win themselves R10 000 by the first of next month, if they find the most innovative way to destroy their decoder, film it and send it to Steve Hofmeyr.

Daily life so weird that April Fool’s Day jokes bomb

Monday was April Fool’s Day. We know that because there were some truly bizarre stories on the news diaries which, if you read to the bottom, told you they were April Fool’s stories. It’s a sad state of affairs when, as veteran news editor Ray Joseph once said during a stint on the Saturday Star, you can’t make this shit up. 

EFF government will be the day a unicorn farts a rainbow

It was a weekend when South Africa’s four super rugby contenders rounded off their pre-season preparations with them all playing each other in super hero outfits in Cape Town. Up north, the Economic Freedom Fighters launched their May 2019 manifesto in Soshanguve.