Tom Eaton Columnist
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The clichè era is over; time for Ramaphosa to show us what he's got

For almost 10 years, all we had was words. Some, like "A better life for all", "100% for Zuma" and "fire-pool" were obvious, ludicrous lies.

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TOM EATON | How to get a degree in silliness

Do you want to fascinate and horrify people by making the sound of an angry dolphin crossed with a teenage boy whose voice is breaking? Do you want a ...

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TOM EATON | Ramaphosa's shown his style‚ soon we’ll start seeing his substance

It’s too early to judge Cyril Ramaphosa’s intentions or actions‚ but after the last few days‚ there is no doubting his style.

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TOM EATON | Day Zero: Still waiting for those thunderbolts out of the blue

On Wednesday I attended Mmusi Maimane’s #DefeatDayZero briefing in Cape Town, and I am happy to report that it was an informative, inspiring and ...

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TOM EATON | Cape water disaster: Help us if you can, we're feeling down ...

On Monday, this website and its affiliates ran a startling headline: "Zille takes charge: Day Zero bigger than WWII and 9/11, says premier".

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TOM EATON | Cape Town is drowning in confusion

Here’s what we know about the Cape Town water crisis right now. From February, Capetonians will be urged to use 50 litres of water per person per ...

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TOM EATON | Never mind the schoolkids. Sadtu is sad too

Spare a thought for the functionaries at the teachers' union as they face another hard year of destroying our children's futures

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TOM EATON | Ramaphosa must be wary of the Putins waiting in the wings

In 1985‚ as PW Botha was rowing his volk across the Rubicon‚ another leader of a failing totalitarian regime was trying to drag his people in the ...

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TOM EATON | Dear Donald: A letter from the Shithole

Dear Donald, I don’t expect you to read this. I know you have a quota of about 100 words a day and you already blew that sounding out the syllables ...

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TOM EATON | Zuma - can the countdown start already?

On Sunday night‚ a South African billionaire fired Zuma.