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Siyabonga Ntshingila

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Siyabonga Ntshingila is a walking example of how not to go through life productively.

Having been chanced his lackadaisical way through an education at one of the country's finest boys schools and a noted university, he then proceeded to unleash his special brand of inertia on the unsuspecting corporate world.

Alas, as with all things in life, the scam could not go on forever, and like a deVaselined Ananias Mathe reality caught up with him and he is now (thanks to the undue influence of his beloved) making a living as a freelance writer and a sub-editor for Newstime.

Debt on tap: Is this the way to go?

Though I have never been one to believe the banking industry exists purely for altruistic social empowerment motives, I have always thought they would be…

Newsmakers or makers of news?

So on the weekend, Tata Mandela, our former president and global moral beacon came out and re-affirmed his support for the ANC. Speaking on his…

Sinful tax driving one to drink

We are a much-maligned lot, we who have a fondness for fortifying malt-based beverages. Whenever the government needs a quick fix to balance its books,…

Super 14: Shooting ourselves in the foot?

The New Zealand Super 14 sides announced their squads in December. Yes, December. Meaning that two months before the start of the tournament the coaches…

Some of my best friends are…

Some of my friends are white; we all know the line that comes before that statement. You know which one I’m referring to, the indignant…

Let’s boo Luke Watson

Yeah. Let’s jump on the bandwagon folks. Boo Luke. Show the doos what for! Jeer him like he stole overexcitement from Noeleen. After all, nothing…

Smokers on Canderel and other random joys

When you border on extreme corpulence as I do, and happen to live and work in the most Godforsakenly humid environment outside the paedophile section…

The Proteas convenient little problem

Your vice-captain or the new hot hand on the block? After a rocky start, Ashwell Prince has proven to be a reliable steady influence in…

Haters on my mind …

The hip-hop world has a term “(player) hater”; this refers to one who gets by on hate, malice and envy. A hater doesn’t aspire to…

Fun and games for charity

Spain recently played host to a most wonderful charity sporting initiative: two teams consisting of Spanish sport heroes and captained by Iker Casillas, the national…