CYRIL Ramaphosa must have he thought he was the anti-Christ this week. Well he was for the anti-vaxxers, but as they say in Afrikaans, if you don’t want to listen, you’ve to feel it. As the inimitable talk show host Lester Kiewit tweeted on Monday morning, finding anyone who didn’t break a single third-wave preventionContinue reading “The government is trying to square the endless circle of lives vs livelihoods”
Someone, he deadpanned on live TV, had stolen his iPad. Could they return it?
This was another bad week for South African journalism – in a year that’s already had its share. After crowing of a world exclusive for more than a week, editor Piet Rampedi was forced to concede that he had been duped about a Tembisa woman giving birth to 10 babies. His humiliation was complete whenContinue reading “10 babies – someone should have fact-checked”
The City of Johannesburg didn’t exactly cover itself with glory.
The truth though is that most of us don’t have the wherewithal to sit at home on fully paid special leave.
The problem is not the loadshedding on its own, or even the amended lockdown or even the winter.
Many of the firearms used in violent crimes are stolen from police stations or confiscated guns sold by corrupt cops.
South Africa’s frail masculinities can relax, polyandry is not the government’s official position, it’s just a thought.
We are forever making plans: Eskom? Light a candle or, if you can afford it, install a generator.
It’s difficult to find anyone who’s seen the DA’s big reveal video this week who has anything good to say about it.