Category - Opinion

Opinion

5 Memes for Zuma

Jacob Zuma is a meme-makers dream. From the kind of creepy laugh, to his sometimes rather odd comments and the many, many scandals, it's surprising there...

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6 Questions for Zuma

President Jacob Zuma will appear in Parliament at 3pm today to respond to six questions. The questions were released on Monday, and they’re rather boring and...

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TV needs to be more feminist

In season 5 of Mad Men, Don Draper’s daughter Sally gets her first period. Up until this point, I had read arguments both for and against the notion that the...

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Risk much to gain much

I don’t know whether it was foolishness or foresight, but the day I came upon the idea of cycling around South Africa was a day that changed my life.

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Steroids & stress in schools

The pressure to succeed in a burgeoning and international society is something that puts strain on individuals at all levels of global culture. Nowhere is this...

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Bafana came so close

AFCON 2015 was never meant to be the watershed moment for a young (if unproven) Bafana Bafana team. In a group of proven footballing nations, South Africa...

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25 Years since #Unbanning

Yesterday, 25 years later, we attempted to celebrate what was the only “right” thing to be done in our country in 1990 or years before. That is, the unbanning...

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Welcome to Joburg

Johannesburg can be a strange place. People say and do things that are significantly different from the rest of South Africa.