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Archived Polls

DJ Sbu has tried to score free advertising wherever possible to promote his energy drink Mofaya. He almost landed in hot water after retweeting a fake Forbes Africa cover that features him clutching a can of the drink. I think ...

  • He’s nothing but an attention seeker (35%, 182 Votes)
  • Nauseating. Why would anyone buy his drink after this? (24%, 125 Votes)
  • Any publicity is good publicity (21%, 110 Votes)
  • Good for him. It’s brilliant marketing (20%, 103 Votes)

Total Voters: 520

Start Date: March 26, 2015 @ 1:05 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Should the statue of Cecil John Rhodes at the University of Cape Town be removed?

  • Yes. It represents everything Rhodes stood for such as racism and white supremacy (36%, 314 Votes)
  • No. It is a part of SA’s history (35%, 310 Votes)
  • I don’t care. There are more important issues to worry about (29%, 259 Votes)

Total Voters: 883

Start Date: March 24, 2015 @ 9:32 am
End Date: No Expiry

DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says President Jacob Zuma owes South Africans R52.9 million for nonsecurity upgrades at his private Nkandla homestead in KwaZulu-Natal.

  • Zuma must accept responsibility and repay the money immediately (49%, 713 Votes)
  • Stop wasting your time, he won't pay (34%, 497 Votes)
  • R52.9 million is nothing (10%, 148 Votes)
  • This is a reasonable amount for Zuma to repay (7%, 108 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,466

Start Date: March 21, 2015 @ 10:13 am
End Date: No Expiry

Former EFF Gauteng chairperson Zorro Boshielo says “there is no soul to save in the EFF”. I think ...

  • The infighting is chasing members away (43%, 280 Votes)
  • Leader Julius Malema should build a relationship with party members (32%, 210 Votes)
  • The EFF are real fighters; the party is growing (25%, 163 Votes)

Total Voters: 653

Start Date: March 18, 2015 @ 2:18 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Helen Zille has sparked an uproar in the media and social media over the Western Cape government’s decision not to renew its subscription to the Cape Times. I think ...

  • What a fuss over nothing. It’s not law that political parties have to subscribe to newspapers (31%, 127 Votes)
  • If more subscribers boycotted poor journalism the quality would improve (26%, 106 Votes)
  • Good for Zille. The Cape Times isn't worth the paper it's printed on (22%, 91 Votes)
  • The DA is setting a bad precedent. Political parties will boycott newspapers they are unhappy with (14%, 58 Votes)
  • Surely politicians should read as many newspapers as they can (7%, 29 Votes)

Total Voters: 411

Start Date: March 17, 2015 @ 2:34 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Bloemfontein-based waiter Phakamisa Mayaba says before blacks play the race card at restaurants, they should ask why they are so renowned for not tipping. I think ...

  • It’s not about race. Bad service equals bad tips (39%, 249 Votes)
  • This is true. Blacks don’t tip (34%, 216 Votes)
  • Restaurants should automatically add 10% to the bill (16%, 104 Votes)
  • I’m supposed to tip? Really? I didn’t know that (11%, 68 Votes)

Total Voters: 637

Start Date: March 16, 2015 @ 9:46 am
End Date: No Expiry

Eskom chief executive Tshediso Matona has been suspended as well as three other executives and a full inquiry is to be launched.

  • A drastic change is what is needed in the ailing parastatal (38%, 352 Votes)
  • The inquiry will be a waste of money (33%, 309 Votes)
  • Why suspend these executives if apartheid is to blame? (19%, 176 Votes)
  • Hope the inquiry will bring a solution to load shedding (10%, 101 Votes)

Total Voters: 938

Start Date: March 13, 2015 @ 8:32 am
End Date: No Expiry

President Jacob Zuma has repeated controversial comments he made in 2009, saying that teenage mothers should be separated from their babies and sent to faraway places to study. I think ...

  • Another day, another silly comment from Zuma (59%, 464 Votes)
  • Children need their mothers, no matter how young (17%, 136 Votes)
  • This is a great idea. The problem of teen pregnancies needs drastic solutions (14%, 110 Votes)
  • Who will look after the kids? (10%, 77 Votes)

Total Voters: 787

Start Date: March 11, 2015 @ 9:24 am
End Date: No Expiry

President Jacob Zuma will return to the National Assembly on March 11 in his first question and answer session in over six months. Which issue would you most like him to tackle?

  • When will he #paybackthemoney? (39%, 252 Votes)
  • I’m not interested in his answers (31%, 199 Votes)
  • Corruption (14%, 88 Votes)
  • Electricity crisis (9%, 58 Votes)
  • Problems in the NPA and other criminal-justice institutions (7%, 49 Votes)

Total Voters: 646

Start Date: March 10, 2015 @ 9:32 am
End Date: No Expiry