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Llewellyn Kriel

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Something is wrong, very wrong

You know that numinous, uncomfortable feeling you get when you sense that something is very wrong? It kind of ties a knot in your belly…

Is this SA’s silence of the lambs?

It boggles even my mind how South Africans can be so docilely satisfied with the way things are. It defies comprehension by correspondents in Germany,…

Africa-time is alive and deadly as usual

Almost within minutes of moving into the White House, US President Barack Obama was issuing orders, addressing priorities and meeting ordinary Americans on their terms,…

Hey, why you so late again?

If ignorance really is bliss, South Africans must be among the happiest people this side of the Big Bang. The fact that we are not…

Piketberg: A mine and a metaphor for our time

A few weeks ago South Africans elected the African National Congress to yet another term as overlords of one of the most beautiful, sacred and…

Dangling between the devil and the ANC

One of the big stories of the day in the US is the sly means by which mega-corporations are finding less-than-open ways to give their…

It takes a village to raise a species

EISH! What a tough day for humanity! With the World Health Organisation raising the global alert level to Phase 5 meaning that a worldwide pandemic…