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'Re tlo thiba ka dibono' misinterpreted

I have always heard some dumb and outlandish utterances come out of Luthuli House only to be defended by blaming the linguistic context.

Is the Gautrain oversubscribed or not: iLIVE

Debate around the usefuless and efficiency about the Gautrain rages on. Below are two contrasting views on the usefulness of the Gautrain in the province.

SA actors deserve to be rewarded for intellectual capital: iLIVE

My friend and business journalist Mr Bruce Whitfield got it wrong on his article about the culture of entitlement by Generations actors.

Artists must win the hearts and minds of South African audiences: iLIVE

Yes it is true; to lead an artistic life is a huge challenge in South Africa. The foremost challenge is probably the admission to one’s self that one is an artist.

National anthem, flag plan a complete waste of money: iLIVE

The planned R34 million programme to distribute flags to school and teach pupils the national anthem is such a complete waste of money, the very money that is supposed to be supporting us, the matriculants.

Township trends in South Africa's property market: iLIVE

South Africa as a country has seen tremendous growth in the 20 years of democracy, which has had a profound impact on the property market.

Is it a sin to feed your dog?: iLIVE

I'm black and this ad not only offend blacks by using a black child, as "the dog"; it also offend those white dog owners rich or not, by using a white lady as the "heartless madam" who thinks only of her dog.

Readers respond to Modise's cannibal pig farm: iLIVE

National Council of Provinces chairperson, Thandi Modise's farm in North West was raided by the SPCA, who found the animals either dead or starving, with her pigs resorting to cannibalism. Here is how our readers responded.

Tshwane Metro and the amazing vanishing Fenyane: iLIVE

Tshwane Metro has never stopped amazing us, they have abandoned crucial projects e.g electric and sanitation, and are currently busy relocating people from squatter camp to squatter camp.

Malema's red overalls degrade Parliament: iLIVE

I am a South African who cares for everything South African.

Bring back our girl, an open letter to Mudzi wa Vhurereli Ha Venda: iLIVE

The event that came to pass last week in Venda has left me with no option, but to address the embarrassing Attention Seeking Disorder (ASD) gifting decision by a Venda lobby group.
Members of Julius Malema's Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party demonstrate outside Parliament in Cape Town

Truth about Marikana must be known: iLIVE

TimesLIVE readers respond to the EFF's parliamentary walkout.

'Human misery' taking precedence over the law can be exploited: iLIVE

Snug in my sheepskin slippers under a fluffy knee-blanket, I began this newsletter acutely aware of the situation of the people I am writing about.

Explain your inept cabinet, Mr Zuma: iLIVE

Please can Zuma explain to the masses that he continues to abuse how he justifies appointing inept mates to cabinet.

Miracle in the rubble

Trapped in a space no bigger than an office chair, a South African woman survived five days on a trickle of water from a broken pipe before being pulled yesterday from the rubble of the collapsed guest house at The Synagogue Church of All Nations, in Nigeria.

Cyril holds onto his Big Mac

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is holding on to his shareholding and directorship in McDonalds SA, a meat abattoir, a sports car maker and a property firm, only resigning from holdings in industries directly regulated by government, such as mining.