Tag Archives: Helen Zille

We’ll defend Noakes with our dairy rears

Dear Diary  Re: No ifs but a lot of butts The minister in charge of water and sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane said Cabinet ministers will use their buttocks to defend President Jacob Zuma. I decided I’d write a story to see … Continue reading

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Coming soon to a cinema near you: Catch Me If You Nkandla

ANC this, DA that, Agang this, EFF that. I’ve had politics up to my eyeballs. I’m all Zuma’d out, I’ve hit my Juju-quote quota and I’ve reached my Zille threshold. The best way to escape the political world is a … Continue reading

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Plugging into the App Ages can be a whole lot of Pun

We’ve survived the Ice Ages, seen the light at the end of the Dark Ages and have now arrived in the App Ages. Apps can tell you if there’s been an accident on your route home and, if so, the … Continue reading

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Sticky lipstick liplock

DAGang’s five-day affair started with a kiss and ended with a lot of lip. But what really happened between Helen Zille and Mamphela Ramphele? I hacked into the two leaders’ phones to find out who paid lip service to the … Continue reading

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Keep your eyes on the prize: How parties plan to win your vote

Election season has started and strategists, spin doctors and spokesmen are firing on full dial-a-quote cylinders. Politicians will do anything to get your vote – and when you give them your cross just hope you don’t get double-crossed in return. … Continue reading

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Piglet’s in the pink, but is Pooh’s pal a boy or a girl?

Boy, I say. Girl, she says. Boy. Girl. Boy. Girl. After boying and girling back and forth for a few minutes, Rachel stamps her foot and says: “Of course she’s a girl. She’s pink! Duh!” Although Rachel, my four-year-old daughter, … Continue reading

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