The war in Syria is real and as the world’s eyes have opened up to the devastations of the once beautiful City of Aleppo, volunteers on the ground provide real insight into what’s happening.
I guess the role of the media depends on who you ask. Some would have you believe that the main role is that of a watchdog, reining in those misusing their power. Others see it differently.
We’re getting quite used to hearing Jacob Zuma enjoy a chuckle at our expense in parliament, but should he really be cracking jokes about Nkandla?
As we slowly come to terms with the farce that was SONA we can take some solace in the fact that we are not alone. Turkey, it seems, also enjoy a little parliamentary brawl.
As February 12 and his State Of The Nation address nears Jacob Zuma is getting plenty of advice. Whether or not he listens to any of it is up for debate.
Here’s another thing for JZ to address during his SONA in a few weeks time. In the meantime, let’s hope the govt can keep clear of any awkward bribes that could cost them their entertainment allowance.
The ANC are obviously concerned at the ninja-like capabilities of the EFF party members, fearing a popular EFF accessory could be used as a weapon.
Unless your head is buried in the sand you will be aware that we have some sticky fingers at work in South Africa. These latest figures, however, will make you rather queasy.
Max du Preez has long been a man of his word, so when his latest employers wanted to play nice with parliament he wasn’t too pleased. This is how to resign like a boss.
The police spokesman in KwaZulu-Natal has been found to have forged his matric certificate. Classic!
Ah, the government is at it again, wasting precious money on ridiculousness. This time, though, it was not spent on a car or a McMansion, but on Nicki Minaj.
Mark Shuttleworth is attempting to fight the South African Reserve Bank for R250 million that he had to pay. Rumour has it he is not happy about being the sole funder of Nkandla…
Government cracks down on ‘exotic’ foreigner-owned businesses. Interview with a REAL butler. Uber worth more than Toyota? Assange court appeal result. Google prostitute’s claims. Steve Hofmeyr discussion. US adds Russian sanctions.
Former US president George Bush senior decided to celebrate his 90th birthday by parachuting from a helicopter, proving that age really is just a number.
The quality of South Africa’s maths and science education places us last out of 148 countries, according to a World Economic Forum report. Is there a solution to the on-going problem?
Seeking asylum in Russia, Edward Snowden reveals why he did what he did.
If you were wondering whether the government’s “modest” R100 million spending on luxury cars was necessary – it definitely wasn’t.
So the Pres has a Twitter account (even if he doesnt use it) but it seems he is one of very few in the newly named government who has such savvy advisers.
This trend in political thinking is absolutely shocking! Slating criticism as too clever? Come on Jacob….don’t be a child.
This young man is being sworn into parliament today, what are you doing with your life?
The plan details is how to protect the population from an array of different ‘variations’ of Zombies and also as to how to restore law and order to a community after a bad rash of Zombie ‘walkers’ has been eradicated…..
Radical changes to South Africa’s immigration laws are expected to come into effect from 1 April. One of the major changes will require a cohabitation of five years before your foreign partner will be allowed a life partner visa. This is basically the government telling you to go live somewhere else if you want a relationship with a foreigner.
While Mandela certainly deserves the amount of praise he has received in the past few days, there is also plenty of credit that is due to those people who were behind him all the time. People like Zelda La Grange.
We were hoping the day would never arrive. Alas, Transport Minister Dipuo Peter confirmed that e-tolling of Gauteng’s roads will officially start on Tuesday, 3 December. Just in time for the festive season.
The South African Minister Of Arts And Culture is a super frugal guy. His department spent R3,125 to hire the P-meister an Audi A5 for a total of two days last year. Our selfless servant of the people put the luxury sedan to excellent use, and drove a staggering 1,000 metres in it for the 48 hours in which it was in his department’s hire.