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Display name: jeremy thorpe
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Jeremy Thorpe has worked at the SABC and 702 in various news-related capacities. He presently runs a very cool community radio station called Tshwane FM.

Well actually it’s not so much car names as SUV names which, these days, seem to have achieved a level of ridiculousness which is right off the scale.

It’s a political potato so hot that you’re going to get your fingers burned if you even whisper such a thing.

I write this in the wake of the Metrorail train crash at Denver station yesterday in which a train guard was killed and a train driver seriously injured.

A couple of my previous articles on News 24 have focused on Nelson Mandela, and this one will too – so I guess I am a bit obsessed with him.

It’s obvious to anyone who’s followed the “Steve” ads that they refer to a specific Steve, not Steves in general.

My journey to work now involves a trip on the Gautrain from Rosebank to Pretoria, followed by a brief 12 minute trip on Metrorail from Pretoria station to my place of work.

Congratulations on achieving 22.2% in the national elections. As you know, it’s the highest percentage achieved by any opposition party against the ANC.

To many South Africans, Derby-Lewis is the devil-incarnate… responsible for the murder of Chris Hani, a man who could very well have been a future leader of South Africa.

Mea culpa. I’m guilty. Yes, I’m the person who occasionally parks in disabled parking spots.

I’m sure many of you will have used the Gautrain by now, but if you haven’t you can take it from me that it’s fantastic. It’s quick, clean and quiet, there are regular onboard announcements telling you where you are – and it’s spot-on time! And it doesn’t go under those cursed e-toll gantries!

Like many others on this site, I’m anti-e-tolling and I’ve so far resisted the temptation to buy an e-tag.

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