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Issues left unresolved in Malamulele

23 February 2015 14:42

The municipal chaos in Malamulele is gaining momentum in many ways after the area was denied its own municipality by the Municipal Demarcation Board a few weeks ago.

How can EFF be in alliance with DA?

23 February 2015 13:09

Dr Blade Nzimande correctly warned the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in parliament when he told them to be wary of the route they were taking.

Democracy under attack

22 February 2015 17:00

The outrageous and degrading display put on by government at the state of the nation address in Parliament last week is a nail in the coffin for the democracy some like to lay claim to.

I’m happy about Curro

8 February 2015 15:00

The Curro school saga makes me happy. In this 21st year of our democracy, as we move into adulthood as a nation, even the private schools are beginning to reflect South African demographics, with white children in the minority.

Right of reply: You got it all wrong about me

8 February 2015 15:00

The articles “Sex, Sars and rogue spies” (City Press, August 10 2014) and “Is she SA’s Mata Hari?” (City Press, August 17 2014) were published in City Press and its Afrikaans sister newspaper, Rapport. Numerous other stories were published as a result of these initial articles.

We understand white privilege

1 February 2015 15:00

The contents of the piece “Race and Cape Town: Your colour matters at restaurants” singles out Four & Twenty as an establishment that perpetuates racist service.

Where is the inclusive rainbow nation?

27 January 2015 10:00

From the corridors of Parliament to the beautiful plains of Giyani, the notion of a rainbow nation is sung out as an obvious reality.

The green between the black and white

26 January 2015 10:00

I have a tendency to visit restaurants whenever I reward myself for something that I regard as somewhat significant. What better place to do this than at one of my favourite restaurants at Camps Bay in Cape Town?

The politics of personal perception

25 January 2015 15:00

What is the point of publishing the article “Race and Cape Town: Your colour matters at restaurants” (City Press, January 18 2015)? It’s a scurrilous article, not based on facts, but on one person’s perceptions. You haven’t even given those much-maligned restaurants a right of reply.


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Fifty shades of vanilla gets the tongues, erm, wagging

So, let’s talk about Fifty Shades of Grey. Last weekend the movie raked in more than R2.7 billion; for those numerically disinclined (like me) that’s roughly two metric f**k-tons or many, many Nkandlas.

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