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Thursday, August 11, 2022





Tag: Opinion

From the “Bee in my Bonnet” column; Always learn from clever people

WHY is it that there is no third party compulsory vehicle insurance in South Africa? With the collapse of the Road Accident Fund (RAF) – currently in hock to the tune of...

Slip-slip-sliding away

THERE I am in the local Pub & Grill, minding my own business and contemplating how the first sip always tastes so much better than any of its successors, no matter...

From the “Bee in my Bonnet” Column; Dumb and dumber

If we are to believe environmental columnist, George Monboit’s latest missive Gastastrophe, published in the UK’s Guardian newspaper 9th March 2022 (and why wouldn’t we?), some ‘astonishingly foolish decisions’ have allowed...

The trouble with Grim – A South African story

THERE I was, minding my own business in the far corner of the White Stinkwood’s shade, when in walked Grim. Now, as you don’t know my old friend and comrade Grim,...

From the “Bee in my Bonnet” column; Return to the deposit

LIKE many young teenagers the lure of money to supplement my meagre pocket money and cash received from a paper round, was strong. Across the road from our house in a suburb...


The energy morass

CBN Editor Robin Hayes asks if foreign funded vested interests are at play. IT beggars belief that we have endured loadshedding for more than 14...


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