Tom Eaton Columnist

Tom Eaton is one of SA's most prominent newspaper columnists, also known for his cricket writing. He has also written screenplays and several books, including The De Villiers Code (2005) and Is It Me or Is It Getting Hot in Here?: Great Expectations and Boiling Frogs in South Africa (2020).

Tom Eaton Columnist
TOM EATON | The DA is wrong. SOEs are not zombies, they’re a whole other genus

Tito Mboweni is unhappy with the party’s description and he’d be right. The DA is giving them too much credit

Tom Eaton Columnist
Delivering the budget must have been tough, but it’s got zero on Tito’s next ...

The minister now has to explain it to the ANC, which doesn’t seem to know what an economy, or lack thereof, is

Tom Eaton Columnist
TOM EATON | The words we don’t say and the deaths we don’t count

I suspect that, at some point in the next month or two, we’re reluctantly going to start using those unsayable words

Tom Eaton Columnist
TOM EATON | Ground control to ‘Major One’ — prophet’s head is clearly in the ...

‘Oracle’ Bushiri has a clear conscience, and his beliefs could bring about a new version of the Bible

Tom Eaton Columnist
TOM EATON | SABC wants us to pay more by reminding us why we shouldn’t

By invoking Netflix, the broadcaster aims a big spotlight at its own dysfunction

Tom Eaton Columnist
TOM EATON | The righteous outrage over De Lille is written in the stars

She wasted mere squillions, but the political druids of SA have seen a great political constellation lifting above the horizon

Tom Eaton Columnist
TOM EATON | Rescuing SA’s economy will take a helluva lot more than yet another ...

If Cyril wants to rebuild the economy he needs to reinvent the ANC, because it doesn’t know how to grow anything

Tom Eaton Columnist
TOM EATON | Howzat come to this? By CSA following the ANC leadership manual, ...

If South African cricket is banned from the world game, CSA is not the only  organisation to blame

Tom Eaton Columnist
TOM EATON | Gomba’s ‘transgression’ is modest compared with those of her ...

And now the ANC wants taxpayers to further prop up political parties, which might be OK if they could be trusted

Tom Eaton Columnist
TOM EATON | Supernatural De Lille leaps to her own defencing

If you thought her border fence was rubbish, you haven’t heard her talk about her mind-boggling incompetence

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