SA hip hop glossary – Defining Jabba

Comic Lil'Hussil defines the remarkably remarkable Jabba.  

COMMENT: Expose all CV cheats

THE latest craze around the misrepresentation of academic achievements in CVs by high-profile people seems to challenge the importance of education as a key determinant of life opportunities.  

Not in Madiba's name

LET me start by saying congratulations to all the gangsters who made efforts to sign peace accords at a time when we commemorate the passing away of our first democratic president Nelson Mandela.  

Charmza of the week: Sibusiso Vilakazi

AT a time when there is a goal draught in the PSL, Bidvest Wits' Sibusiso Vilakazi's hat-trick during The Students 4-2 victory over Ajax Cape Town midweek was a welcome relief.  

Eskom switched off on business issues

ESKOM must be the only business on planet earth that begs people not to buy its products, and even go further to punish those who do.  

SA hip hop glossary – defining Nyovest

Poet Vus'umuzi Phakathi explains the Nyovest syndrome.  

Moegoe of the week: Mr President

THE load shedding and power problems are apartheid's fault and government is not to blame, according to Mr President.  

Let's strive to be better versions of ourselves

THE curse of violent crime is a permanent worrisome feature on the news - women and children are gruesomely murdered in the comfort of their homes and neighbourhoods, largely by people they know and trust. Vicious criminals hold our nation to ransom.  

COMMENT: 'Stop playing politics with Meyiwa case'

THE South African Policing Union (Sapu) would like to call upon the South African Police Service (SAPS) management to desist from playing politics with the Senzo Meyiwa murder case.  

COMMENT: Empathy should be equally distributed

WE must applaud the role of government in repatriation of South Africans who died in Nigeria, although these people went there voluntarily but a "caring government" had to assist the families.  

COMMENT: We need to invest in early learning

PUBLIC investment in education in South Africa is one of the highest in the world, yet government funding for Early Childhood Development (ECD) is one of the lowest, with only 2% of public funds being invested in children up to the age of five.  

COMMENT: State could help reduce road rage

GOVERNMENT needs to urgently improve the roads to accommodate the increased population around major cities before road rage claims more lives.  

Risking it all to be a missus

IT WAS July 2005, the third day of Truevine Gospel Church revival ceremony, when a stranger approached me and asked for my hand in marriage.  

COMMENT: Many dimensions to restorative justice

JUDGE Thokozile Masipa' s sentence for Oscar Pistorius reflects the careful balancing act required of a diligent officer.  

On law, justice and the court of public opinion

SINCE Reeva Steenkamp's death, the past seven months have been a trying time for her family and that of athlete Oscar Pistorius.  

SA hip hop glossary – defining Nyovest

Poet Vus'umuzi Phakathi explains the Nyovest syndrome.  

Legacy of Robert Sobukwe

Today the founder and leader of  Pan-African Congress would have turned 90 years today.  

MC vs. Rapper what is the difference?

MTV has named South Africa’s Hottest MC for 2014 but for many fans something was missed.  

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