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Coetzee the Right Man for Bok Job if he Picks Black Players and Adopts Expansive Attacking Approach

Last week there were rumours going around in the SA rugby circles of Allister Coetzee possibly succeeding Heyneke Meyer as Springbok coach. This came as quite a surprise to me as I expected a foreign coach to be the favourite for the job. But thinking about it now, Allister Coetzee for the Springbok job makes a lot of sense especially when it comes to transformation. Coetzee while at WP rugby unearthed quite a few rugby players of colour, who I believe are good enough to don ... Read more »
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By Brent Robyn Smith On Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Why Lionel Messi Deserves to be Crowned the 2015 FIFA Ballon d’Or Winner

Barcelona are in with a chance of winning a treble this season and that is largely due to the influence and contribution from their talisman, Lionel Messi. The Argentine is arguably the greatest footballer of a... Read more »
By Brent Robyn Smith On Friday, April 24th, 2015

Cricket South Africa Needs to Up the Ante on its Transformation Policy

With the Proteas once again failing to win the World Cup trophy, Cricket South Africa needs to seriously start implementing its transformation policy. South Africa has been a democracy for more than 20 years no... Read more »
By Brian Harry On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Young Female Rappers Getting their Spotlight

Lately there has been a shortage of female rappers worldwide, well some might argue but in Africa that is a debatable issue.The likes of Jean Grae, born in South Africa but later moving to New York, was it beca... Read more »
By Brent Robyn Smith On Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Did King Zwelithini’s Controversial Comments Lead to Increased Xenophobic Attacks?

Following the controversial comments by King Goodwill Zwelithini about foreigners in South Africa, we have seen a massive increase in xenophobic violence in some parts of the country. The Zulu King was reported... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Spate Of Mall Robberies: Is Enough Being Done?

There has been a spate of robberies in Gauteng in the last month that has left shoppers and residents all worried about their shopping experiences and safety in shopping malls. The latest was a mini cash heist ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, August 11th, 2014

What are we Doing to Our Children?

In a month when South Africa commemorates the influence and sacrifices that women make, pain and heartbreak are the biggest presents that the country is giving them. In a space of less than a month, no less tha... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Lwandle Evictions: Inquiry, What Inquiry!

On Thursday, Human Settlements Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu announced names of members of a ministerial inquiry into the evictions of informal dwellers from Sanral owned land. This follows a long standing wrangle o... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, March 31st, 2014

Zuma Speaks for the First Time About Nkandla

The ANC NEC has come out in support of its leader, saying President was still ‘the face of ANC’. This is what the Secretary General of the ruling party said in response to questions by members of th... Read more »
By Helen Zille On Monday, March 17th, 2014

The Revenge of a “Worst Order” Racist

It is intriguing — and difficult — to predict which issues will seize the media’s imagination. It is often even more surprising to see which issues are neglected or ignored. Two weeks ago — ... Read more »