Shock, snot, ‘killer’ cadres – and the winner is …

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Shock, snot, ‘killer’ cadres – and the winner is …

Malema, Niehaus, Dlamini ... who will walk away with the biggest gongs in the Best of the Decade Awards?

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Mr President, esteemed guests, ladies and – sorry what? That’s not the president? It’s the cardboard cutout they’ve been using since Nasrec? Ah well, as Pravin Gordhan said to the Guptas outside the Treasury door, you can’t have it all.

Hindsight, they say, is 20/20, so what better time than now, the cusp of 2020, to gather together here in this beautiful ballroom and to look back at the past 10 years as we celebrate tonight’s Best of the Decade Awards?

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it’s a been a decade full of euphoric highs and miserable lows, and that was just Bathabile Dlamini talking to herself in her bathroom mirror before work. But before we get to our winners, please join me as we bow our heads and take a moment to remember those we lost in the past decade...

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