Aug 5, 2020

The Corruption Pandemic

Malusi Gigaba is vulgar. That’s the word my very grand grandmother would have used. Another word that describes the crass materialism, ostentatious displays of money and […]
Jul 7, 2020

Civil disobedience

America celebrated their Independence Day over the weekend, a day that marked their split from the kingdom of the oppressor of the day, King George III […]
May 29, 2020

Dear Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma…

Dear Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, I write to you in my private capacity as a citizen of South Africa, just in case the media read it wrong, […]
May 25, 2020

What now?

How are you doing in this madness? ‘Vasbyt’, as the Afrikaans people say… I write one of these blogs every week and normally they’re not as […]
May 12, 2020

“The Big Debacle”

We live, we learn. It has been almost three weeks since we heard from the President, and two weeks where I have found myself trending on […]
Apr 30, 2020
Gareth Cliff Rant

Dear Mr President…

  Dear President Ramaphosa, I’m going to keep this brief, because I know you’re dealing with a lot: We’ve all been ready to support you and […]
Apr 24, 2020

Unlocking the Lockdown

Ok, so we’re all coming to the end of our lockdown sentence – and you’ve probably been angry, depressed, anxious, frustrated, scared and numb – at […]
Apr 8, 2020

Lockdown Lowdown

Time to level with each other, ok? You don’t have to prove you’re exercising at home during lockdown – we’ll know at the end when you […]