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NDUMISO NGCOBO | May that cement penis in the sky bring the magic back

Despite all the SABC's blunders and flaws, they have done pretty well at schooling us in the beauty of our rainbow nation of languages

NDUMISO NGCOBO | What parents excel at, kids are expected to too. Sorry, kids

I grew up as a school principal's son. Oh, the pressure!

NDUMISO NGCOBO | Back in the day, I thought men in their 50s were proper ...

Turning 50 is not as cool as I thought it would be since all I seem to do is close doors and windows and obsess about keeping in the heat.

NDUMISO NGCOBO | Lies are the glue holding together the pieces of our lives

We'd do our children a favour if we taught them to lie more effectively, with good intentions.

NDUMISO NGCOBO | If there’s one thing we can count on, it’s that South Africans ...

A moment of silence, please, for the tragic state of numeracy in our country.

NDUMISO NGCOBO | If there is one part of the pandemic we can keep, let it be ...

There are so many benefits to mask wearing. Just think, for example, of the dignity it's given people on both sides of the halitosis divide

NDUMISO NGCOBO | Don't moan about the money athletes make, they deserve every ...

To excel at sport on a global scale takes an epic combination of talent and effort.

NDUMISO NGCOBO | Working with others: proof that adults are just overgrown kids ...

Even when everyone got sent to work from home during lockdown, folks found new, innovative ways to show off their incompetence on Zoom.

NDUMISO NGCOBO | Freedom means we can all do what we like as long as we pay our ...

Everyone harbours their own ideas of what freedom entails. Just look at Mike Tyson, or Elon Musk

NDUMISO NGCOBO | Not to burst your bubble, but chewing gum tells us a lot about ...

Just think about the staggering numbers of people across the world who, every day, stop whatever they're doing to pop a piece of gum in their mouth.