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Archived Polls

Fourteen Nobel Peace Laureates have asked President Jacob Zuma to guarantee the Dalai Lama a visa to South Africa, after the Tibetan spiritual leader was forced to abandon a trip to the country. I think ...

  • President Zuma should guarantee the visa (58%, 427 Votes)
  • We have bigger problems than this Dalai Lama visa issue (24%, 173 Votes)
  • Who cares (12%, 91 Votes)
  • China is so important to South Africa. Let’s just do what they want (6%, 41 Votes)

Total Voters: 732

Start Date: September 16, 2014 @ 9:18 am
End Date: No Expiry

Water Affairs and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says ANC members and Cabinet ministers will use their buttocks to defend President Jacob Zuma. I think ...

  • With politicians, twerking was always more popular than working anyway (43%, 315 Votes)
  • She’s going to be the butt of many jokes for this (41%, 298 Votes)
  • It wasn’t meant to be taken literally (11%, 77 Votes)
  • I agree. I will do anything to protect Zuma (5%, 37 Votes)

Total Voters: 727

Start Date: September 15, 2014 @ 11:19 am
End Date: No Expiry

Athlete Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide, Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. I think ...

  • This is yet another failure of our justice system (47%, 962 Votes)
  • Considering the evidence, her ruling was fair (34%, 705 Votes)
  • Reeva Steenkamp’s family must be feeling cheated (19%, 401 Votes)

Total Voters: 2,068

Start Date: September 12, 2014 @ 11:43 am
End Date: No Expiry

Bafana Bafana settled for a goalless draw with Nigeria in their Afcon qualifier. I think ...

  • It’s a good sign. Bafana are improving under Shakes Mashaba (44%, 245 Votes)
  • As always, Bafana’s major problem is a lack of goals (31%, 172 Votes)
  • Well done to Bafana. It was a good performance (16%, 88 Votes)
  • It’s disappointing. They should have won (9%, 49 Votes)

Total Voters: 554

Start Date: September 11, 2014 @ 11:51 am
End Date: No Expiry

Ellen Tshabalala, chairperson of the SABC board, has failed to furnish Parliament’s portfolio committee on communication with proof of her qualifications. I think ...

  • Tshabalala should step down and save herself further embarrassment (47%, 299 Votes)
  • If the SABC was vigilant when inspecting her CV this situation could have been avoided (37%, 236 Votes)
  • This indicates that she might have something to hide (16%, 98 Votes)

Total Voters: 633

Start Date: September 10, 2014 @ 11:10 am
End Date: No Expiry

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has given Kebby Maphatsoe 3 days to apologise for claiming she is a CIA spy or she will invoke a law that says it is a crime to insult the Public Protector. I think ...

  • Good. Maphatsoe will be more careful when he speaks next time (77%, 730 Votes)
  • Maphatsoe must just apologise so we can move on (14%, 137 Votes)
  • Madonsela is behaving like a dictator with her demand for an apology (4%, 41 Votes)
  • This law is ridiculous. The Public Protector isn’t above criticism (5%, 39 Votes)

Total Voters: 947

Start Date: September 9, 2014 @ 10:54 am
End Date: No Expiry

Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Kebby Maphatsoe has accused Public Protector Thuli Madonsela of being a spy for the Central Intelligence Agency. I think ...

  • Is Maphatsoe smoking his socks? (36%, 356 Votes)
  • The mudslinging against Madonsela is getting out of hand (35%, 345 Votes)
  • Maphatsoe must show us his evidence (26%, 261 Votes)
  • It’s not that far-fetched (3%, 31 Votes)

Total Voters: 993

Start Date: September 8, 2014 @ 10:32 am
End Date: No Expiry

Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said “we want to cut that man to his size” after Generations creator and executive producer Mfundi Vundla refused to meet with him. I think ...

  • I couldn't care less about this Generations saga (36%, 244 Votes)
  • Good. Vundla needs to be cut down to size (28%, 195 Votes)
  • There are more important issues for Vavi and Cosatu to worry about (26%, 177 Votes)
  • I'm glad Vundla is standing his ground (10%, 70 Votes)

Total Voters: 686

Start Date: September 7, 2014 @ 1:36 pm
End Date: No Expiry

The Dalai Lama has cancelled his planned trip to South Africa after reportedly having visa problems. I think ...

  • Disgraceful. Imagine if any country in the world had refused our Madiba a visa (78%, 839 Votes)
  • China brings investments; what is he bringing? (12%, 132 Votes)
  • The government knows what is best for the country (10%, 100 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,071

Start Date: September 5, 2014 @ 10:03 am
End Date: No Expiry