Saturday, August 21 2021
Was Biden weak or is he doing a Ramaphosa and playing the long game?
The US leader is accused of bungling his country’s Afghan withdrawal, but he may have bigger fish in mind
The ANC is playing Russian roulette, but then DD was in the house
If Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula couldn’t see last month’s insurrection coming, how will she protect the ANC in parliament?
When will voters realise looting and killing are not new to the ANC?
The party has been polishing its nefarious activities since it was in exile and nothing has changed
Cancelling schools’ October break isn’t only cruel, it’s stupid
As it ignores the real problems faced by SA schooling, the government’s crackpot idea will only make things worse
You think taking the vaccine is bougie? How about a jab in the face?
A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd
Government has been slow on the uptake, hence SA’s vaccine hesitancy
Government’s strategists have been sleeping on the job, which explains why our vaccine rollout is slipping
What has gone wrong with our Constitutional Court?
Recent judgments, not least its latest Zuma one, smack of personal predilections and politicking
Zambia has taught us a lesson in democracy. Let’s learn it
In local elections, and soon in national elections too, the opposition parties do not have to be SA’s only alternatives
No use Biden our time. Let’s get on with nation-building
Just as the US gave a spectacular example of how not do do it, Zambia proved that it really needn’t be that hard
Be a cheug if you must, but lay off the cauliflower
If you’re a so-last-year colouring-in book type, it’s OK, help is at hand in the form of ... a colouring-in book
Extinction of men, trouble in Eden, digital oracles: novels on the pulse
Enjoy the final lap of winter with topical books that reveal truths that real life cannot teach