Tom Eaton Columnist
Tom Eaton Columnist
TOM EATON | Eskom has its lightbulb moment - after 12 years

They say they are doing their very best, and I’m sure that by 2037 they’ll understand load-shedding must be stopped

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TOM EATON | Sharpeville was horrific. Let’s not shroud it in euphemism

Marking the Sharpeville Massacre under the banner of “Human Rights Day” is a compromise, offering both a euphemistic nod to past horrors and an ...

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Tom Eaton | Talk about a revolution: this is how much bull Mabuza needs to get ...

This week, deputy president David Mabuza told the country that load-shedding is proof that SA’s economy is growing.

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TOM EATON | Hey Woolies, you’re either morons, assholes or sociopaths

The ANC and Woolworths. One is a huge moneymaking enterprise, blindly supported by millions no matter what, that seems to have no qualms about ...

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TOM EATON | Coming to the big scream: 2019’s political blockbusters

If you thought 2018 was a wild ride at the movies, you ain’t seen nothing yet.

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TOM EATON | Thanks, Mkhwebane, for your lovely gift of fingering Zille and ...

The office of the public protector is, many South Africans would insist, a hot mess. The clean, clear, austere institution that Thuli Madonsela ...

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TOM EATON | Is Jacob Zuma really this rubbish as a crook?

They say there’s a sucker born every minute. Jacob Zuma is banking on that being true. Literally.

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TOM EATON | Hlaudi for president? I wouldn’t put it past him. In SA anything ...

Hlaudi Motsoeneng says his new party is “going to eat change”. This makes a refreshing shift towards austerity.

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TOM EATON | In the era of Trump and Malema, truth and journalism drift apart

In theory, the sole reason for journalists to exist is to wield a mighty, vital weapon: The truth.

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TOM EATON | It can’t keep the lights on, but Eskom is great at generating ...

“Rotational load shedding”? Sheesh. Eskom can’t even generate a good euphemism. What’s wrong with “Scheduled Cosiness-sharing” or “Non-optional ...

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