Dumisane Lubisi: Father, friend, journalist, gatekeeper
Some things don’t make sense in life, and never will. Our newsroom will never be the same again as we are forced to bid farewell to a talented colleague and confidant, writes Timothy Molobi.
Sing and dance, my people
President Cyril Ramaphosa specifically recommended that people dance and sing along to Master KG and Nomcebo Zikode’s global hit song Jerusalema. Thuli Madonsela says he could be on to something as we need to release all the adrenaline from Covid-19 anxieties, economic concerns and lockdown cabin fever.
Mondli Makhanya | The choice America faces
On November 3, millions will head to the polls to choose between a sober 78-year-old former vice-president and a 74-year-old unhinged megalomaniac. The fact that the options are limited to two men in the twilight of their lives is bad enough, but that it is still a race when one of the candidates is certifiable is beyond comprehension, writes Mondli Makhanya
Taxi drivers are more than just insults
Apart from their rudeness, cockiness and derogatory remarks aimed at their passengers, Madimetja Mogotlane argues that taxi drivers are unsung heroes who should be celebrated instead of vilified. This Transport Month, let’s show our appreciation for their service, he writes.
Is the opposition ready to take over from the ANC?
In its 26 years governing South Africa, the ANC has wrought more damage to the country than it has improved the lot of the downtrodden masses. The governing party’s lamentable track record has ensured the DA’s victory, writes Nathaniel Lee.
Cyril Ramaphosa and the ANC cannot continue to recycle economic recovery plans
Since the first democratic elections in April 1994, the ANC has given us at least five economic transformation plans. It’s time for implementation if we want to save the country, writes Chris Maxon.