Author: Howard

Slip Sliding

It is possible that cooking oil prevented more looting in South Africa in the last week than the President, the ANC, the intelligence community, the army, and…

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Stay off The Grass

Helplessness and worry. Those are the overwhelming feelings experienced by South Africans as we watch the Jacob Zuma situation being played out. If ahead of the weekend…

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The Allegory

South Africans have always been a little prone to melodrama. We have made hyperbole our friend and have long embraced the exaggerated form. We do nothing in…

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Facebook News

Last year in April, when we were young, I was asked to be part of a panel that addressed fake news and COVID-19. It was a formidable…

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Me and Tonya

My conversations with Tonya are always fun. Each week, on my radio show we take a look at the big news stories that have dominated the press….

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