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April 22 2014 at 10:04

The DA really must do something desperate to catch up with God, who seems to have been contracted out to the ANC without any tenders being called for.

By now it is common knowledge that if you produce your ANC membership card to St Peter at the Pearly Gates he will wave you through. Also that President Jacob Zuma announced he saw himself “like Christ” because his detractors wished to crucify him. And that after visiting the River Jordan in Israel, he told believers “if I look at anyone, he or she will be blessed”.

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April 15 2014 at 10:24

Hollywood director Darren Aronofsky has tried to answer some of the questions many may have asked while reading the Biblical story of Noah and his Ark.

For instance, what were all those wicked people whom God decided to destroy doing while Noah, at the age of 600, was sawing away on gopher wood to build his mammoth vessel?

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April 8 2014 at 09:25

Earth Hour somehow passed me by without my noticing this momentous event. It happened on Saturday more than a week ago, just one day after it was announced via a Cape Town City Council media release on March 28 that the city had been made the Global Earth Hour Capital for 2014.

Apparently we beat 162 cities including Chicago, Cleveland, Seoul, Copenhagen, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Antwerp.

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April 3 2014 at 06:45

Hey, there’s more to being a traffic cop these days than you realise.

If you think it’s just a question of jumping on your motorbike and roaring off into the distance, or waving your arms about at an intersection when the traffic lights fail, or ordering an erring motorist to “step out of your vehicle, please”, then think again.

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April 1 2014 at 06:27

Finally, President Jacob Zuma has resolved the Nkandla problem. And it’s not an April Fool’s joke, either.

He’s not guilty, though he says so himself. He never used public money. Even if you look for him under a tree, he assured a crowd in Gugulethu, you won’t find him.

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