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Archived Polls

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega says the determination of how much fraud-convicted former police chief Jackie Selebi owes the taxpayer in legal bills is a complex matter. I think ...

  • There is nothing complex about the matter, he should just pay up (60%, 227 Votes)
  • I won’t be holding my breath for him to pay (23%, 89 Votes)
  • This is just a stalling tactic (12%, 47 Votes)
  • Selebi shouldn’t have to pay. He has suffered enough (5%, 17 Votes)

Total Voters: 380

Start Date: July 22, 2014 @ 9:38 am
End Date: No Expiry

Matric maths teachers in KwaZulu-Natal have performed dismally when tested with a past matric maths paper. I think ...

  • How do we expect pupils to perform well with teachers like these? (53%, 213 Votes)
  • If teachers get less than 50% they should be fired (36%, 143 Votes)
  • The bad apples shouldn’t be a representation of all maths teachers (11%, 43 Votes)

Total Voters: 399

Start Date: July 21, 2014 @ 10:48 am
End Date: No Expiry

Thirteen officials, some of whom sat on the committee that decided who to award the Nkandla refurbishment contracts to, have been charged in an internal disciplinary hearing for maladministration related to the R246 million upgrades to President Jacob Zuma’s home. I think ...

  • What about Zuma? (50%, 360 Votes)
  • Nothing will come of this (24%, 172 Votes)
  • This is Guptagate all over again (19%, 135 Votes)
  • Good. They should face the music (7%, 51 Votes)

Total Voters: 718

Start Date: July 20, 2014 @ 11:14 am
End Date: No Expiry

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has asked that prosecution of defaulting e-toll users be halted for now. I think...

  • They don’t have capacity to prosecute all the offenders in any case (62%, 191 Votes)
  • Can government just make up its mind about e-tolls already? (21%, 63 Votes)
  • What’s the point of the e-toll review panel? (13%, 40 Votes)
  • Government is trying to meet motorists halfway (4%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 306

Start Date: July 19, 2014 @ 9:46 am
End Date: No Expiry

The government will spend R34 million to have the South African flag flying at every school and teach everyone to sing the national anthem.

  • Don’t we have more urgent needs – like feeding our children and building houses? (44%, 178 Votes)
  • It’s a waste of money (32%, 130 Votes)
  • It’s a good initiative. Every citizen should know the national anthem (17%, 70 Votes)
  • This will help to build the nation (7%, 24 Votes)

Total Voters: 402

Start Date: July 18, 2014 @ 12:04 pm
End Date: No Expiry

How are you honouring Nelson Mandela’s legacy on Mandela Day?

  • I won’t be doing anything (43%, 53 Votes)
  • I’m working today but will do something later (21%, 26 Votes)
  • What’s the point? 67 minutes won’t make a difference (13%, 16 Votes)
  • I’ll donate my time throughout the year (11%, 13 Votes)
  • I’m joining one of the organised activities (7%, 8 Votes)
  • I’m visiting a charity (5%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 123

Start Date: July 18, 2014 @ 9:21 am
End Date: No Expiry

Foreign business people trying to start strip clubs, import used cars or set up a security company in South Africa will from now on be denied business visas. I think ...

  • It’s a great initiative by Home Affairs (52%, 206 Votes)
  • It’s people without visas who are the problem (31%, 123 Votes)
  • This will scare potential investors (17%, 64 Votes)

Total Voters: 393

Start Date: July 17, 2014 @ 9:05 am
End Date: No Expiry

Prosecutors have been appointed to work with the SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) to deal with the non-payment of e-tolls. I think ...

  • I still refuse to pay a cent for e-tolls (48%, 242 Votes)
  • Sanral just wants to intimidate people into paying (31%, 155 Votes)
  • Clearly the e-tolls review is a sham (10%, 50 Votes)
  • Yes, let’s spend more money on this farce (7%, 35 Votes)
  • Good. Not paying for e-tolls is a crime (4%, 21 Votes)

Total Voters: 503

Start Date: July 16, 2014 @ 10:23 am
End Date: No Expiry

The Christian Democratic Party (CDP) says Jesus would have called Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu “a son of Satan” for endorsing assisted suicide for the terminally ill. I think ...

  • The party is being melodramatic, Tutu is entitled to his opinion (41%, 236 Votes)
  • The CDP should stop dictating to people how they should live their lives (32%, 183 Votes)
  • I don’t agree with Tutu, but is doesn’t make him evil (16%, 91 Votes)
  • I agree with the CDP (11%, 62 Votes)

Total Voters: 572

Start Date: July 15, 2014 @ 9:12 am
End Date: No Expiry