The president is a worry; he’s no longer shocked, which given the state of our national grid is probably a good thing.
Imtiaz Sooliman: The living embodiment of the Rainbow nation
Dr Sooliman manages to fly our flag high all over the world.
SONA 2023 – The state of disrepair leaves little room for optimism
Power cuts are starting to eat into the sinew of society; economic growth is down, crime is up.
Yet another disaster by the ANC as we are now in a power crisis
The last state of disaster, which made a kind of sense for the first 21 days and then exponentially less for the 750 days it eventually lasted for, didn’t really stop the transfer of the COVID 19 virus, but it did criminalise a lot of ordinary South Africans.
Boksburg explosion – Lessons forgotten, if it had ever been learnt
This week, there was a house fire in Randburg. The good news, perhaps, is that there was actually a fire engine to attend to the crisis.
The death of a tiger and Eskom: you just can’t make this sh*t up
There was a tiger roaming around the south of Joburg this week.
It’s a new year, yet 2023 already feels like the gloom is worsening
Cyril Ramaphosa, aka Ramasopha, is a cartoonists’ dream, his to do list may as well be last year’s with the date crossed out and 2023 scribbled at the top. He could even use his 2018 one.
The ANC’s January 8 Statement is set to be totally different this year
It’s a gathering of the good, the not-so good and the out-and-out grifters.
Marie Antoinette-style – and a shot or two of tequila
It was former President Jacob Zuma who famously opined in 2008 that the ANC would be in power until Jesus comes.
ANC elective conference – What will happen this weekend?
The ANC is going into its five-yearly conclave for a second time at Nasrec and things are bizarrely very similar although they appear very different.