Vote for the Future! Vote EFF!

December 10th, 2019 (Updated)

South Africans will find some rather pathetic choices when they go to the polls for the 2014 elections. It’s sad to have a country without any credible leaders, and Wonkie wonders when some new face will step up to fix the current mess that is South African politics.

Thank you ANC for e-tolls, seriously!

December 10th, 2019 (Updated)

After much public protest and many court trials by OUTA and opposition parties, the ANC finally launched the controversial e-toll system in Gauteng. Wonkie provides a (tongue-in-cheek) positive spin on the e-tolling system and wonders whether South Africans will simply bend over and accept the system going forward.

Latest Controversial Zapiro Cartoon

December 10th, 2019 (Updated)

In Zapiro’s latest controversial cartoon, he outrages the Hindu community with an inappropriate depiction of Lord Ganesha. The cartoon covers an issue about Indian cricket and SA Cricket CEO, Haroon Lorgat. For some reason, Jonathan Shapiro could find no better way to depict the BCCI than by using an inappropriate religious symbol.

Government Shutdown

December 10th, 2019 (Updated)

After 2 weeks of U.S. government shutdown, the Republicans are clearly showing how important powerful opposition can be. They are also showing how narrow-minded American thinking can sometimes be, considering the obvious effects that not raising the US debt ceiling will have on the world economy. Still, government shutdowns are not always a bad thing!

Striking South Africa – When will it end?!

December 10th, 2019 (Updated)

Strikes in South Africa continue ahead with the petrol-workers taking the lead this time. In other news, Thuli Madonsela is under attack from ANC MPs, Cosatu proves to be a hotbed of extra-marital hanky-panky, and the controversial Protection of Information Bill is sent back for parliamentary review. Catch up with latest bite-sized South African news.