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06 January 2012


T’KEI boy missing: we live in an evil world and cannot leave children alone. Let us hope and pray he is still alive, though I doubt it.



LEAVING the country does not guarantee freedom from crime. When my Australian relatives were out on a visit their home in Victoria was burgled.


MUIS van der Westhuizen hit the nail on the head. Stand up, work hard and achieve.


YIP, Big Al, correct! If we got all the money for development that they have got, I would have still been at the crease!


MUST libraries stay open for a handful of readers? Give us a break please!


I SUPPORT the return of the Cape Town-Port Elizabeth train route. Transnet must please consider this.



GAUTENG Premier Nomvula Mokonyane, I dig you the most for your stand on the mini-skirt saga and animal-like behaviour.



A TODDLER drowns, the paramedics do not arrive. She might have been saved. Shame on you for not doing your job, negligence!



THE Eastern Cape Education Department is disgraceful. It has the lowest matric pass rate for 2011. How much longer can we allow this to happen?


THE Eastern Cape matric pass rate is like the soft shoe shuffle: one step forward, two steps back.



TO all those who left their trash in Jeffreys Bays streets and left after their New Year’s Day’s visit, do not come back in 2013.


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vim [09 January 2012 15:23]
I agree with Keith, Letters to the Editor 09Jan re near drowning. I am not a medic and fortunately have not had to resuscitate a small child, but have always considered my first response would be to hold the child up by the feet (maximise blood flow to the brain) and massage the chest to drain water from the lungs before attempting CPR within 4 minutes.
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Your Views

VernE 13 January 2012 6:36 pm

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dokhotelo 13 January 2012 2:33 pm

…..Where is the local ANCYL branch?….Is there any money to be made out of whatever for them???…………

The Struggle 13 January 2012 2:06 pm

Where is the ANCYL Nelson Mandela Region? The youth needs to be empowered and your silence is deafening….

alcan 13 January 2012 4:42 am

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Wayward 12 January 2012 11:13 pm

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alcan 11 January 2012 3:56 am

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vim 9 January 2012 3:23 pm

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Karen 9 January 2012 11:10 am

Well done to Science Mann …

Sagebrush 8 January 2012 4:47 pm

Well done. Now I hope you all get jobs in 2012….

Science Mann 7 January 2012 7:49 am

I agree with Muis. The best batsmen in the world often had nothing. Bradman practiced by himself using a stump and a golf ball, Brian Lara played for hours in his mum’s driveway, Viv Richards played o…