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ANC must act on harassment

We commended the complainant for filing a letter of grievance to the party. It’s a brave move and it could not have been easy.

Life’s simple pleasures

Just jam, no butter, made by myself, and I realise how the simple things in life are more precious than gold

A delightful little custom

With just a smidgen over 1 000 000 seconds left till Christmas, thoughts will be turning to peace on earth and good will to all men,...

Baroka FC: the power of believing

THEY believed long before they took to the field, Baroka FC hardly taking cognisance of their opposition stature. And that they overcame the mighty...

Eskom, get your house in order

This past week, South Africans united - in misery - as Eskom implemented its arbitrary and often inexplicable load shedding schedule.Those who were used...

How to boil a pot of sewage

LIFE becomes increasingly interesting in this brave new South Africa of ours. A friend phoned me from Johannesburg last week to tell me there...

A tainted image of South Africa

THE arrest of four South African women for allegedly being part of a syndicate smuggling drugs between Jamaica and Miami in the US, is...

Early Christmas sports gifts

December is the month in which most of us tend to wind down after a hectic year. But for a lot of sports people...

Monday blues set the tone

A Monday morning sets a week’s tone. This Monday started wrong. At breakfast my friend W declares time up. South Africa is slipping away,...

Batohi has to rise to the occasion

SHAMILA Batohi, SA’s first female National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), has one of the toughest jobs in the public service.For years, the National...