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Archived Polls

Economic Freedom Fighters MPs have threatened to attend the National Assembly naked if they are barred from wearing their red overalls, gumboots and maid uniforms. I think:

  • I’ll be glued to my TV screen (37%, 11 Votes)
  • The EFF is calling Parliament’s bluff (27%, 8 Votes)
  • Nudity would be revolutionary! (23%, 7 Votes)
  • Anything is better than those ghastly overalls (13%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 30

Start Date: January 26, 2015 @ 9:24 am
End Date: No Expiry

The sense of unity among South Africans is at its lowest level since the days of the 2010 Fifa World Cup, new research reveals. I think ...

  • The rainbow nation was always an illusion (58%, 225 Votes)
  • We need to unite to make a better SA (27%, 105 Votes)
  • The cracks are beginning to show (13%, 51 Votes)
  • Our rainbow nation is as strong as ever (2%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 385

Start Date: January 25, 2015 @ 12:16 pm
End Date: No Expiry

As news broke that 64-year-old Jackie Selebi had died, most South Africans didn’t remember him as a committed ANC comrade, former MP and the country’s former most senior cop. How will you remember him?

  • As a corrupt top cop (70%, 703 Votes)
  • We all make mistakes, no one is perfect (22%, 222 Votes)
  • As a giant and leader (8%, 79 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,004

Start Date: January 24, 2015 @ 9:45 am
End Date: No Expiry

Cosatu says there is no excuse for the looting and violence currently under way in Soweto. I think ...

  • I agree. The looters should be heavily punished (52%, 208 Votes)
  • It’s not that simple. It indicates deeper societal issues that need to be addressed (36%, 144 Votes)
  • Can’t we all just get along (6%, 25 Votes)
  • The immigrant shop owners fill a big gap in the market and should feel welcome (6%, 24 Votes)

Total Voters: 401

Start Date: January 23, 2015 @ 9:41 am
End Date: No Expiry

All parties represented in the National Assembly’s rules committee say a dress code for MPs is necessary to protect the dignity of Parliament. I think ...

  • It’s unnecessary; they should focus on more pressing issues (41%, 234 Votes)
  • I agree, Parliament is a place of work (30%, 168 Votes)
  • MPs’ behaviour threatens the dignity of Parliament, not their outfits. (26%, 146 Votes)
  • The code will infringe on the rights of an individual (3%, 19 Votes)

Total Voters: 567

Start Date: January 22, 2015 @ 8:21 am
End Date: No Expiry

The looting of shops owned by foreign nationals spread in Soweto after a teenager was allegedly shot dead by a foreigner. I think ...

  • These looters are just opportunists taking advantage of the situation (61%, 233 Votes)
  • Xenophobia is here to stay (31%, 119 Votes)
  • Foreigners are welcome in SA; they are filling a gap in the market (8%, 29 Votes)

Total Voters: 381

Start Date: January 21, 2015 @ 10:34 am
End Date: No Expiry

Bafana Bafana wasted their chances as they went down 3-1 to Algeria in their first match at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. I think ...

  • Typical Bafana. They never fail to disappoint (38%, 306 Votes)
  • It's disappointing but Bafana will bounce back (30%, 239 Votes)
  • Bafana were just unlucky (19%, 150 Votes)
  • This group is just too tough for Bafana (13%, 105 Votes)

Total Voters: 800

Start Date: January 20, 2015 @ 9:03 am
End Date: No Expiry

Nelson Mandela’s former private secretary Zelda la Grange has apologised for her Twitter rant. I think ...

  • She has nothing to apologise for (53%, 882 Votes)
  • She only apologised because of the outrage she caused (19%, 307 Votes)
  • It’s too late. The damage has already been done (16%, 269 Votes)
  • Everybody makes mistakes. Let’s move on (12%, 195 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,653

Start Date: January 18, 2015 @ 12:29 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Bishop Jo Seoka suggests that Marikana day should be a public holiday. I think...

  • We have enough public holidays (51%, 352 Votes)
  • It is a good way to honour those who were killed (24%, 164 Votes)
  • Life must go on; we can’t live in the past forever (15%, 106 Votes)
  • It’s just an excuse for another holiday (10%, 65 Votes)

Total Voters: 687

Start Date: January 16, 2015 @ 1:49 pm
End Date: No Expiry