Remembering Ronnie Mamoepa: The era of exemplary government spokespersons has now passed

Ronnie Mamoepa once barged into a group I was in at Katzy’s bar in Rosebank. Because the world belonged to Ronnie and he could easily make conversation with any group of people‚ he did not to wait to be invited to join us.  

New-found obsession with asses shows that humanity will go to any lengths to make a killing

I dialled the Fuckery Department this week. I was stupefied and horrified by man's capacity for cruelty and gluttony.  

What grace has shown to me

My youngest child, Bontle is very often on my lap whenever we are together.  

We can overcome all our trials

King James 1:2 is one of my favourite bible verses: "Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds".  

Remember, we are all the same

In July 2000, 10-year-old Nkosi Johnson gave a speech at the opening of the 13th International Aids Conference in Durban. He detailed his life, beginning with what it was like to live in a community which discriminated against people with HIV/Aids.  

Living in your very own truth is the way to bliss

Over the festive season I found comfort in spending all my time with my children, who I often refer to as "the tribe".  

Music and life

Recently, I took a decision to go on a cruise, a jazz cruise in particular, this is one of the many things on my bucket list that I have been postponing for years.  

Nokia nostalgia and Soweto derby dust-eating replay has die-hards hankering for the past

The Nokia 3310 is back. The Neanderthal, the icon has been resuscitated.  

Ladies, beware! The smooth hobosexual will sponge off you for as long as you allow him

I survived a brush with a hobosexual the other day. I was nursing a beer at my favourite watering hole while Zimbabwe was being skewered by Tunisia at the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.  

Communities should celebrate great teachers

In South Africa, the state of education is still a subject that creates a lot of controversy.  

The courage to triumph over fear

On the third anniversary of Tata Madiba's passing, I found myself in a reverie about the days I spent with this towering personification of humility, love and kindness. The many days I would visit him at home in Houghton, and just sit at his feet and feel his immense goodness, wisdom, direction and calmness, come over me.  

'My boyfriend keeps asking me for transport money'

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'I am head over heels for this woman at my workplace'

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Bad body odour

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'My baby daddy is lazy'

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My boyfriend's kids competing with me for his attention

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COMMENT: CAF a showcase of skill

ANOTHER South African club has been accused of not taking a Confederation of African Football (CAF) inter-club competition seriously.  

Sweet tooth and the brain

Most of us are addicted to sugar, so what happens to you when you give it up, asks Jordan Gaines Lewis  

Remembering Nelson Mandela walking out of jail

Today marks the 25-year anniversary of Mandela's release from prison.  

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