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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.

Can we get some real news with our coffee?

More non-stories in the media this week then. Quite disturbing really. How does it ever come to pass that a whole editorial team passes through…

Aussie Priorities 101

Disclaimer: The author neither endorses nor supports reckless and unsafe behaviour where any children or driving and alcohol consumption is concerned. What he does endorse…

Where have the crowds gone?

So what’s keeping the crowds away from Bok matches this year? Is it the coach? The selections, the decision to let the Bok reserves have…

Bokke’s embarrassment of riches

The Bokke boast players who are the undisputed world’s best in the following positions: wings (both), inside centre, scrummie, blindside (in our sense), lock (both…

Are you a Sepp Blatter for SA?

Sepp Blatter, the Fifa head honcho, is quite possibly also its biggest buffoon. From the ridiculous statements about female footballers wearing skimpy outfits to that…

Paradise legal: Heavenly high jinks

No really. I’ve been pondering this lately. When your number’s up and you’re hauled before the Heavenly Lifetime Review Board, what goes down? You know,…

How to Cope in SA politics

1. Do not serve “divorce papers” in public if your intention is to go and shack up with your wife’s twin sister who shares her…

Chilliboy to get his due?

To be Mahlatse Ralepelle. “Chilliboy” to the okes. Talented schoolboy player with great leadership potential. Rose up the ranks smoothly enough, earning his stripes along…

Bafana warriors display courage, team spirit

No Benni. No Nasief. A keeper who had been struggling at international level and, Macbeth Sibaya. A recipe for disaster. No? Not quite. Santana’s troops…