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Was it racism or was I paranoid?

Is it possible that my blog “God save us from the racists” was racist? I don’t think so. If there are those who think so, let them convince me of that fact before I can retract. I stand firmly with my views. Interpretation of any aggressive act by a person of another race as racist…

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God save us from these racists!

It is unbelievable that there are those that still view us blacks as kaffirs 14 years since the collapse of the apartheid regime; after what we thought was freedom. So optimistic about our non-racial future were we that Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya even wrote a piece in the Mail & Guardian saying he wished for his child…

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Power to the people, but not through a plug!

I am surprised I am even able to begin this column; this is not to suggest that I will finish it, though. You never know when load-shedding will visit. Electricity is truly scarce nowadays. It is either taken away by load-shedding or through cut-offs of those who do not pay. Load-shedding prevails, whichever way you…

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Tiger Brands, give us our daily bread!

The past week, I have been busy taking electricity-evading classes from my township mates in preparation for the 14,2% electricity price increase. Just as I was beginning to learn the basics of electricity evasion, an announcement arrived that said bread would increase in price too. In this blog I was going to talk about electricity,…

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