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Archived Polls

Today, South Africa celebrates 21 years of freedom. I think ...

  • Freedom? What freedom? (40%, 26 Votes)
  • Xenophobia denies us the right to celebrate freedom (26%, 17 Votes)
  • Freedom Day is the most important day in our history (17%, 11 Votes)
  • Woo hoo. A public holiday (17%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 65

Start Date: April 27, 2015 @ 11:57 am
End Date: No Expiry

President Jacob Zuma said that South Africans do not just attack foreigners; they have a history of violence. I think...

  • Zuma is just looking for excuses for his government (69%, 678 Votes)
  • Media portrays xenophobia and criminality as the same thing (16%, 158 Votes)
  • Foreigners are easy targets for criminals (15%, 144 Votes)

Total Voters: 980

Start Date: April 24, 2015 @ 12:32 pm
End Date: No Expiry

South Africa is not short on women who could take over from Jacob Zuma. Who would get your vote as the country’s first female president?

  • Public Protector Thuli Madonsela (58%, 962 Votes)
  • African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (21%, 342 Votes)
  • Outgoing Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille (13%, 213 Votes)
  • Former DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko (4%, 70 Votes)
  • Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu (4%, 65 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,652

Start Date: April 21, 2015 @ 2:43 pm
End Date: No Expiry

King Zwelithini has called an anti-xenophobia imbizo amid violent attacks that began in KwaZulu-Natal. I think...

  • It's too little too late. The damage has been done (67%, 980 Votes)
  • Who listens to King Zwelithini? (17%, 240 Votes)
  • There's no better time than now for him to speak out (16%, 234 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,454

Start Date: April 19, 2015 @ 11:11 am
End Date: No Expiry

President Jacob Zuma’s son, Edward, says government must stop unnecessarily accommodating foreign nationals. His comments are ...

  • Harsh but true. SA needs tighter immigration policies (45%, 1,283 Votes)
  • Shameful. He is promoting xenophobia (37%, 1,053 Votes)
  • His views are irrelevant. He shouldn't be commenting at all (18%, 540 Votes)

Total Voters: 2,876

Start Date: April 14, 2015 @ 3:22 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Helen Zille has announced that she will not be standing for re-election as DA leader. Who do you think should replace her?

  • Mmusi Maimane (60%, 1,058 Votes)
  • Lindiwe Mazibuko (14%, 255 Votes)
  • Patricia de Lille (14%, 249 Votes)
  • Athol Trollip (6%, 109 Votes)
  • John Steenhuisen (6%, 106 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,777

Start Date: April 12, 2015 @ 5:06 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Afrikaans singer Sunette Bridges says EFF leader Julius Malema should be arrested for calling for the destruction of statues. I think ...

  • She’s right. Malema is breaking the law (38%, 627 Votes)
  • Leave Malema alone. He’s just voicing the feelings of his supporters (32%, 534 Votes)
  • Both Bridges and Malema are trying to stay relevant (30%, 483 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,644

Start Date: April 8, 2015 @ 1:46 pm
End Date: No Expiry

President Jacob Zuma and other top government officials will get at least 3 new VIP jets worth R2 billion before the end of the year. I think ...

  • What a waste of money! It could have been better spent on service delivery (55%, 726 Votes)
  • What’s wrong with commercial flights? Zuma should fly SAA (29%, 377 Votes)
  • As long as the correct processes were followed, I don’t see any problem with it (13%, 171 Votes)
  • What’s the big deal? Zuma’s safety is of national importance (3%, 39 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,313

Start Date: April 6, 2015 @ 9:51 am
End Date: No Expiry

A sitting in the Mpumalanga legislature turned into chaos when a Democratic Alliance member was told that she was dressed inappropriately. I think...

  • This has nothing to do with the dress; it’s all about discrimination against women (44%, 252 Votes)
  • That outfit was classy, not trashy (27%, 156 Votes)
  • Nobody has the right to tell someone else what to wear (21%, 119 Votes)
  • What was she thinking, wearing that dress to the legislature (8%, 49 Votes)

Total Voters: 576

Start Date: April 3, 2015 @ 1:35 pm
End Date: No Expiry