Top comments: US election to fat cakes and tenders - these are the stories that got you talking this week

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Former SAA board member Yakhe Kwinana testifies before the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture on November 2, 2020 in Johannesburg.
Former SAA board member Yakhe Kwinana testifies before the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture on November 2, 2020 in Johannesburg.
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From the US election to fat cakes and tenders - these are the stories that got you talking this week.


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"The Dutch government recently refused to offer KLM a bailout until the unions and BRP come up with some cost cutting. KLM is one of the oldest airlines in the world and they will not just be bailed out." - myc16 on Hands off SAA ownership: Unions hit back at critics of R10.5bn lifeline

"The 'onslaught' he talks of, if there really is one, must be that which he and his legal advisors brought upon all levels of the South African judiciary. Long drawn out, mischievous, time wasting onslaughts on our courts and judges, solely to obfuscate their duties and necessary pronouncements." - SADDENED4SA on Zuma attacks judiciary, claiming there is a political onslaught against him

"Congratulations to the DA for a superbly run elective conference, and to the newly elected national leader. The only loose stone in the foundation is Ms Helen Zille. She should resign her post and retire. The DA can achieve all that it envisions, sans Zille." - RS on FIRST TAKE | Steenhuisen win predictable, electorate will decide if it likes what the DA looks like

"Please advocate as much as possible for the watching of this film by David Attenborough, Adriaan. The issues of the world will be minute compared to the consequences if we do not collectively respond to the solutions provided by Attenborough for turning this catastrophic potential around." - melt on Why a Trump defeat will be good for the planet (and us), by Adriaan Basson

"S Kwinana... the shining example of cadre deployment. ANC, hang your heads in shame. If this is the best you can do is it any wonder our SOEs are in this situation? Next, let’s please find out how she got a chartered accountant's degree." - user873363 on 'Fat cakes' and tenders: These are the days of our Zondo lives, by Mandy Wiener

Comment of the week

"If you live a Hollywood lifestyle, then you deserve a Hollywood arrest!"
News24 reader Stevo777 on the FBI reportedly investigating Ace Magashule

Where to comment now

US elections: Whoever wins, we have to work with that party - ANC chair Gwede Mantashe

The ANC says it will not support or condemn any of the two candidates in the US elections because, as the governing party, it will have to work with whichever party wins.

Zama Ndlovu | Class act Mbali Ntuli is not the candidate the DA deserves

Mbali Ntuli is the type of leader a party, which seeks to shed its identity as a white enclave, needs, but the DA is not that party, writes Zama Ndlovu.

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