Sho, but we are an angry bunch, aren’t we? The previously disadvantaged are angry about being currently disadvantaged, and their children are angry about being underprivileged. The not-really-underprivileged are angry about the situation of the actually-underprivileged, and angrier still at the actually-privileged for failing to do anything about it. The actually-privileged are angry about everyone […]
The year is 2023. The Proteas Rugby team, formerly known as the Springboks, run out onto the pitch for their Pool A match against New Zealand. The match is dubbed as the All Blacks versus the Actually Blacks, because the Proteas have only two white players in their World Cup squad… and they’re both on […]
The disparity of wealth in South Africa, for me, seems set in stone.
It seems that, after that fateful evening in 1999 when Alan (White Lightning) Donald showed the world how not to take a single, I was destined to write this article.
“Mammy!” came the call from Eoin’s plump, naïve lips. But his mammy couldn’t hear him above the sound of her hair-dryer. He shouted as loud as he could this time. “Mammy can I go to Joseph’s?!” Crinkling the skin of her orange forehead, she announced in a robotic South African tone, that Eoin could visit his spindly little […]
“We control eight provinces very well. We are looking at taking over the Western Cape very soon, starting with the local government elections in 2016″ – Jesse Duarte, ANC Deputy Secretary General
A colleague of mine (I’ll call him Simphiwe for the purposes of this post) recently asked me to act as scribe while he dictated what was to be displayed on one side of his R5 money jar. He’s a stand-up guy so I didn’t hesitate to help him.
Hold the phone! Stop the presses! Forget the most important issues of the day! Two white varsity students have dressed up as black people (Gasp)!
Not too many videos produced by ZANews really get me talking but their recent parody of Miley Cyrus’ Wrecking Ball is something I just had to share.
When questioned over the Ecomonic Freedom Front’s (EFF’s) behaviour at the Gauteng Legislature by John Robbie of Talk Radio of 702 this week, the party’s Mgcini Tshwaku opted to go with the ‘if you can’t dazzle them with brillance, baffle them with bullshit’ approach.