Best comments of the week: Breaking curfew, the alcohol ban and Brian Molefe

Breaking curfew, the alcohol ban and Brian Molefe – these topics had you talking the past week.


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“I think AfriForum is misleading and using this traumatised couple. They broke the curfew. The rest is a mitigating factor when you get to Court. What the police did was not nice but the police broke no law. Let's try and remain focused.” – TMX on WATCH | Centurion dad arrested for buying baby milk during curfew to sue two cops, SAPS

“While I don’t think anyone can believe a word that Brian Molefe speaks, just as a matter of solidarity with Zondo, Ramaphosa should appear before the commission.” – Katford on Ralph Mathekga | Ramaphosa, it is time to appear before Zondo commission

“It's OK to be corrupt. No suspension then, but whatever you do, do NOT speak badly of our ANC leaders. Then suddenly the ANC can find their backbone and suspend you quick-quick! Why can they not be this decisive when it comes to criminal activity by their members?” – Mark Chimes on ANC wants to suspend Niehaus from his job for attacking a party leader

“Tongue in cheek! Put SASSA in charge of beer distribution and have SAB distribute grants. Solve 2 problems!!” – Fifer41 on A dark history of alcohol dependency: Does SA have what it takes to sober up?

“I can see that a shopping trolley might come handy for parents out shopping. However, putting a child inside the trolley is unhygienic. Shopping trolleys aren't prams - they're for transporting food. Parents need to understand this and find other solutions.” – Rhino on 'Anyone else thinks stores should ban kids inside trolleys?': Troll's unpopular opinion goes viral

COMMENT OF THE WEEK

“Nero plays politics while Rome burns. Everyone is concerned about their own self-interest. Who is looking after the interest of the people of this country?”
News24 reader gerrit.greyling on former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe’s testimony at the state capture commission

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Hawks take over investigation into Zuma’s state capture inquiry walkout

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