Tom Eaton Columnist
Tom Eaton Columnist
TOM EATON | Tito declares war! Oh dear, SA, here we go again

We no longer bat an eyelid at all the war talk by politicians who can’t, or are unwilling to, think of proper solutions

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TOM EATON | Congrats, Tanzania. You're officially on the straight and narrow to ...

“How To Turn A Struggling But Hopeful Country Into A Failed State” is a long read. If you don’t have time for the whole thing, just skim the EFF’s ...

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TOM EATON | Gigaba falling on his sword? That’s just not SA’s strong suit

Reader, do not scream. I am about to write about Malusi Gigaba without making a pun about his private life.

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TOM EATON | Aunty Pat is finally ‘free’ – but is that freedom with an EFF?

As Patricia de Lille resigned, probably definitely for realsies, many were urging her to join the EFF or to revive the Independent Democrats.

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TOM EATON | Anyway the wind blows, nothing really matters to Vavi

Zwelinzima Vavi was having none of it.

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Statue of limitations: how did Madiba become Robert De Niro?

People are saying unkind things about the statue donated to the United Nations (UN) by President Cyril Ramaphosa, but let’s give credit where credit ...

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TOM EATON: Spare a thought for poor old beach-slapped Zuma

The Sunday Times report alleging that Jacob Zuma and his henchpuppets are plotting to unseat President Cyril Ramaphosa was upsetting.

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TOM EATON: Ja well, no spine: gutless ANC owes Zuma, carrier of our sins

Gutless. That's what Donald Trump, the Lying Sack of Fanta, called an anonymous op-ed column in Wednesday’s New York Times, allegedly written by a ...

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TOM EATON | Blame the Guptas, but what really killed Afro Worldview?

As the news spread that Mzwanele Manyi’s network had met a sudden end, there were many theories ...

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TOM EATON | There are two DAs, and they’re heading for divorce

On Monday, as Herman Mashaba humped Donald Trump’s leg and Helen Zille exhumed her defence of colonialism, many South Africans wondered aloud if the ...

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