Previous polls

18 October 2019

Should the dangers of sexting be taught in South African schools?

Definitely, teens today don't understand the potential dangers 43% 5533 votes

43

No! We'll just be giving them ideas 4% 548 votes

4

Teach them Maths and English first! 44% 5671 votes

44

What is sexting? 8% 1052 votes

8

17 October 2019

Which load shedding slot do you hate most?

06:00 to 08:30 8% 1223 votes

8

12:00 to 14:30 4% 563 votes

4

16:00 to 18:30 13% 1997 votes

13

18:00 to 20:30 76% 12024 votes

76

15 October 2019

Only one in three South Africans pay their SABC TV licences, which costs the broadcaster about R2bn in lost revenue a year. What's your view?

I do pay my licence 36% 10062 votes

36

I would pay if the programmes were better 6% 1808 votes

6

TV licences should be scrapped 29% 8085 votes

29

I've cut the cord and now use streaming services 29% 8203 votes

29

14 October 2019

With the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals confirmed, what is the most likely final scenario ?

South Africa v New Zealand 58% 11960 votes

58

South Africa v England 12% 2505 votes

12

New Zealand v Wales 7% 1507 votes

7

Don’t write off Australia, Ireland, Japan or France! 22% 4569 votes

22

11 October 2019

Teens are pledging to not have children until governments address climate change. What do you think of the movement ?

That's clever, there's no future for them anyway 45% 6911 votes

45

That's silly, we need good people to save the future 15% 2218 votes

15

Climate change isn't as pressing an issue as government corruption and poverty 40% 6153 votes

40

09 October 2019

Has your child been a victim of cyberbullying ?

Yes, my child has needed to move schools because of it 14% 652 votes

14

No, I'm very strict about monitoring my child's online behaviour 61% 2953 votes

61

Not sure, what is cyberbullying? 25% 1221 votes

25

08 October 2019

What should government do with Eskom?

Sell its coal-fired power stations 11% 2290 votes

11

Privatise most of its activities 79% 16953 votes

79

Force coal producers to accept lower prices 9% 1877 votes

9

Hike power prices to consumers and businesses 2% 408 votes

2

07 October 2019

Allegations of assault and racism against Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth are mounting. Should he return home from the Rugby World Cup prematurely?

Yes, it cannot be good for team unity 12% 2373 votes

12

No. He is vital to the Bok cause and should face the music upon return 14% 2698 votes

14

Let the process continue its course. To date, there is no official order for him to return 74% 14735 votes

74

04 October 2019

The introduction of a Grade 9 General Education Certificate exit qualification is:

A great idea, just what we need in SA 5% 864 votes

5

It could be useful to some students, but needs more consideration 14% 2354 votes

14

A terrible idea, kids need more education 80% 13165 votes

80

02 October 2019

Parents, how many times a week do you have an alcoholic drink ?

Two to three times a week, how else do I survive? 56% 10678 votes

56

Rarely, I need to stay alert around my kids 29% 5494 votes

29

Never, I swore off alcohol when my kids were born 15% 2768 votes

15

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