SLABBERT BOOTED OUT OF DA
I DID not know that calling someone stupid and incompetent was racist. Your recent actions have enlightened me, thank you Stanford.
I AM seriously considering not voting in the next election rather than voting for the DA as usual. That it could fire a hard-working and energetic councillor who simply forwarded on an e-mail and welcome a convicted dope-riddled felon is beyond mind-boggling. It seems the DA simply wants to make a point while the ANC has no such scruples.
STANFORD Slabbert being expelled for only forwarding an e-mail: that to me and almost everyone else was not racist. Come on! Can't we just stop this petty c**p and just get the real culprits out of the way? Say what you want, Stanford Slabbert is a great councillor.
ALTHOUGH Stanford didn't write the e-mail the contents were accurate and Athol Trollip didn't have the decency to inform Stanford about the outcome. Instead he heard from the press! Have you ever consulted with Stanford? Some "leader"! You are losing votes, not gaining!
GEORGE, PORT ELIZABETH
CHER, the bottom line is that the DA once again is showing the ANC and others, as it did when the unjust NP ruled, that it is a party of principle and has always since its existence stood head and shoulders above all the rest and is worthy to wear the crown.
PATRICK Sekoe, if you must be clever, get your facts right. The mouth speaks what the heart is full of would be closer to the correct translation.
FRANCINE, PORT ELIZABETH
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JOHNNY English, even in his excellent Ashes form Ian Bell will take another 55 tests to move his average up to that of Jacques Kallis. If he maintains his form, of course, he may take less time to score the 24 test centuries he still needs to match Kallis's 44. A few centuries could see him up to Kallis's 288 wickets and mere decades will get him to 194 catches.
BARRY DE KLERK
TARGET Kloof: incapable and bad drivers cause accidents. This road is not dangerous for even the average driver. Analyse each accident in full to ascertain the reason for the crash before spending ratepayers' money unnecessarily.
MTHEMBU, look at it from this perspective: do you love being a card-carrying ANC member, given the current state of the ANC, more than being South African? Time to put South Africa first.
LEAVE GRAEME SAULS ALONE
IS the position of EP Cricket president an affirmative action post? The president should be elected on merit. Six black members and five from the northern areas – now it's a numbers game of race. Graeme Sauls is doing a good job. Leave him.
PARK SHOULD ALLOW AUDIT OF ANIMALS
SEAVIEW Predator Park cubs: they should be happy to allow an independent audit of what happens to all the cubs bred there. So much canned hunting, even now of tigers, in SA. Foreign volunteers often lulled into "paying to help conservation".
ANGLING COLUMN ALWAYS INTERESTING
REEL Time on a Friday is always interesting and informative. Thanks Wayne Rudman.
NOT A FISHERMAN
ZWELINZIMA VAVI SUSPENDED
ZWELINZIMA Vavi's suspension is par for the course. He is anti-corruption, remember. It is only people who are both womanisers and pro-corruption who are let off the hook.
MS Cosatu deputy president, what about Jacob Zuma's alleged rape victim, as you guys supported Zuma?
VAVI, human nature is the best ally these global controllers could have hoped for. It makes us an easy prey to be manipulated and to be used against ourselves. A true leader of the people must be aware of something as important as this. Sacrifice goes hand in hand with achieving any goal.
GOOD decision, Cosatu, it proves that the union treats all members equally.
JUSTICE SYSTEM A JOKE
FATHER held after boy,12, found beaten to death for R5: a child get beaten to death, allegedly by his own dad but the SA justice doesn't give a criminal the death sentence for murdering someone. What a joke in South Africa.
TWELVE-year-old boy beaten to death: I felt sick when I heard this on the news! Can't imagine the pain the boy must have gone through! And just shortly after the government has suggested banning the "spanking" of children! Monster dad?
FATHER allegedly beats his 12-year-old son: he does not deserve to be a father and his day will come when someone beats him like that. Hope he gets a life sentence.
WHAT ACTION IN TENDER SCANDAL?
I WANT to know what action (if any) has been taken against the employees and family members who received R7.1-million worth of tenders from NMBM. It is my right as it was my hard earned rates money that went into their pockets .If no action taken, it's time that we ratepayers do!
10 OTHERS ALSO KILLED AT MARIKANA
WHILE I understand the heartbreak of the 34 miners killed at Marikana, no mention is made of the 10 people killed by the miners before that. Why is that? I cannot help feeling that this is being relegated to hide the fact that the miners were just as brutal as the police who felt their lives were threatened.
TRAFFIC BUILD-UPS ON MAJOR ROADS
TAXIS and Kempston Road robots are causing major backups at Mercantile four way, Cotterell Street and Durban Road. Can this problem be sorted out, where are our strategic people?