Mandela & Thatcher – Leadership Legacies

December 4th, 2021 (Updated)

Margaret Thatcher’s death in the UK last week has raised the question about the real legacy she left behind. In light of this, and the Iron Lady’s theme song, Wonkie considers what the legacy of Nelson Mandela will be in South Africa after he dies.

Easter Bunny tips on Managing Violent Crime

December 4th, 2021 (Updated)

With violent crime in the news internationally over the last few months, many South Africans are disgruntled with Jacob Zuma’s flippant comments about crime in South Africa. Wonkie, with the help of the Easter Bunny, presents some innovative ways to manage the pressing crime statistics in South Africa.

Donkey Meat Scandal – The Whole Truth

December 4th, 2021 (Updated)

The international meat scandal spans from using pet horses in UK for food and mislabelled sushi in the USA through to donkey meat distributed as beef in South Africa. Are you OK with eating donkey or horse meat, or how about giraffe? Learn the Whole Truth about meat DNA testing and the animal mafia in this Wonkie article.

Oscar Pistorius Trial – Is this a Joke?

December 4th, 2021 (Updated)

Oscar Pistorius shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day. Whether guilty or not, South Africans appear to be making light of the situation with tabloid news coverage and Oscar Pistorius jokes. Read the full post for others but here is a selection:

1. Prosecutors are moving to deny Oscar Pistorius bail because he might be a flight risk. The defence was quick to point out that he was the blade runner, not the propellor runner. The judge was not impressed.

2. What’s Oscar’s new nickname? Gunrunner.

3. How many bullets does it take to kill Oscar’s girlfriend? Apparently, Oscar doesn’t know either.

4. South Africans are now being encouraged to tell their spouses when they go to the loo in the middle of the night.

5. Feel free to add more in the comments section…!

FNB Advert – Does the Truth hurt for ANC?

December 4th, 2021 (Updated)

FNB’s latest advertisement campaign titled “You Can Help” has the ANC, ANCYL and SACP fuming as young children show their awareness of corruption in South Africa and in government. But is the campaign really treasonous, or simply a case of sour grapes that even young kids feel hard done by the ANC and the South African government?