Wonkie Author Profile - Pratish Mistry

Besides being a bit of a cartoon himself, Pratish Mistry is a prolific writer and artist. His articles span a range of topics including professional coaching, political analysis, economics, spirituality, and humour.

Racist South Africans

July 10th, 2024 (Updated)

South Africa is no stranger to racism and brave Penny Sparrow took it upon herself to initiate a mass catharsis of negative racial energy in the hopes of healing South Africa. Instead she wound up alienating all sorts of primates in the country and now faces criminal charges.

Wonkie’s 2015 World News Horoscope!

July 10th, 2024 (Updated)

Sought-after astrologer and futurist Moonbeam Williams makes her infallible 2015 predictions for World News and Wonkie readers. More accurate than Back to the Future, more reliable than Volvos… if you’re going to check out a 2015 horoscope, then this is the one to read!

5 takeaways from the Oscar Pistorius trial

July 10th, 2024 (Updated)

Oscar Pistorius has fallen from grace after being convicted of culpable homicide. On Valentine’s day in 2013, he shot and killed his then girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, allegedly mistaking her for an intruder. Following a protracted trial that was televised he has been sentenced to 5 years in prison – a sentence which many feel is inadequate.

8 ways Zuma can spin Nkandla!

July 10th, 2024 (Updated)

Thuli Madonsela’s report has raised many eyebrows on South African president Jacob Zuma’s personal conduct. The question is whether her report will really make a dent on the ANC, or Zuma’s image especially in light of the upcoming 2014 national elections.

Latest Controversial Zapiro Cartoon

July 10th, 2024 (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.