Previous Polls

04 Jul

Are the taxi associations justified in their ultimatums to government regarding loading capacity and debt relief, and in their increase of fares?
Yes, they need the money
12% - 38 votes
It’s irresponsible
48% - 158 votes
No, we should boycott
41% - 134 votes

30 Jun

Gauteng is looking at an ‘intermittent lockdown’ as it braces for a wave of new Covid-19 cases. Do you think:
Lockdowns have failed
28% - 106 votes
This is good
11% - 43 votes
The economy will tank
20% - 76 votes
People won’t listen
40% - 149 votes

24 Jun

During his supplementary budget speech, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni announced that government intends to borrow US$7 billion (about R121 billion), from the IMF, World Bank and the New Development Bank for its Covid-19 coronavirus response.
How will we pay it back?
29% - 168 votes
We must have more options
4% - 22 votes
We need this money
6% - 36 votes
SA is in trouble
62% - 363 votes

24 Jun

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will deliver an emergency supplementary budget speech this afternoon. This is his first speech since the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak in the country. What are you expecting to hear?
Economy recovery plan
29% - 10 votes
Tax hike looming
51% - 18 votes
A further wage bill slash
0% - 0 votes
Unemployment plan
20% - 7 votes

24 Jun 2020

Do you support or oppose the ban on cigarette sales?
Support
15% - 6 votes
Oppose
85% - 33 votes

23 Jun

The arrest warrant for Former President Jacob Zuma is cancelled, after his advocate hands in a doctor’s letter confirming his ill-health to Judge Kate Pillay. Criminal proceedings against Zuma have been postponed to September 8
Delay tactics
71% - 40 votes
Justice will prevail
20% - 11 votes
Why is this still a thing?
9% - 5 votes

18 Jun

Government has decided to ease regulations and allow restaurants, beauticians, cinemas, theatres, casinos and hairdressers to operate under level 3
They also need to work
31% - 214 votes
It’s still dangerous
13% - 88 votes
End lockdown totally
56% - 384 votes

14 Jun

Gender based violence has made headlines once again, with the tragic death of Tshegofatso Pule. Can the “surge” be blamed on the lockdown?
Don't blame the lockdown
40% - 147 votes
It's not a surge
14% - 52 votes
The state is failing women
45% - 166 votes

09 Jun

Tuesday marks day two since Grade 7 and 12 pupils resumed classes. What has been your experience as a parent?
Happy with action plans
29% - 53 votes
Alarmed by reported cases
36% - 67 votes
My children are at home
35% - 65 votes

07 Jun

Taxi fares are set to increase by as much as 172% in some areas. I think this is:
Fair. Taxis must make money
7% - 38 votes
Terrible. The poor can’t afford this
75% - 432 votes
Something that should be subsidised
18% - 104 votes

06 Jun

With just two days to go, are you confident that schools should reopen?
• Yes, closed too long
0% - 0 votes
• Unsafe, cancel the year
0% - 0 votes
• Move the date - again
0% - 0 votes

01 Jun

Is your workplace disinfected and safe for operation? If not, what is lacking?
Sanitiser
40% - 4 votes
Masks
20% - 2 votes
Social distancing measures
40% - 4 votes

31 May

Grade 7 and 12 pupils will go back to school on Monday, June 8 2020, the basic education department said in a statement. This comes after minister Angie Motshekga postponed a briefing on the state of schools' readiness to reopen
Motshekga fails to lead
0% - 0 votes
Open schools already
0% - 0 votes
Rather safe than sorry
0% - 0 votes

25 May

Are you a smoker? What effect has the tobacco ban had on you?
I still have a stash
0% - 0 votes
I’m buying illegally
50% - 1 votes
I’ve given up
50% - 1 votes

20 May

Schools will open on June 1 in a phased approach with Grade 7 and 12 learners. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said health and safety protocols will be instituted with pupils, teachers and staff also receiving orientation and training at school. What are your thoughts on this plan?
It’s still not safe
50% - 1 votes
Good approach
50% - 1 votes
My kids will stay home
0% - 0 votes
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Are the taxi associations justified in their ultimatums to government regarding loading capacity and debt relief, and in their increase of fares?
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Yes, they need the money
12% - 38 votes
It’s irresponsible
48% - 158 votes
No, we should boycott
41% - 134 votes
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