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What next? The post office is bullying its way back into the delivery game

The SA Post Office’s partnership with Wish promises parcels will be delivered 50% faster. That could mean anything

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My relationship with the SA Post Office is the polar opposite of an ANC voter’s relationship with their party: I always believe the SAPO will screw up, and then it goes and does its job efficiently and honestly.

Indeed, my household’s recent experience of the SAPO has been so good that I sometimes find myself victim-blaming when I hear about lost or stolen parcels or Christmas cards arriving in May.

Yes, but did you write the address in your horrible handwriting? This so-called “care package” that’s gone awol: was it a sturdy box of Ouma rusks and Mrs Balls chutney or was it, in fact, a length of damp toilet paper wrapped around four loose and audibly clanking Kruggerrands?..

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