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Rams Mabote

Rams Mabote

    Membership criteria need urgent review
    Membership criteria need urgent review
    The events of last Friday at the Cape Town Press Club have now gone viral. Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson was scheduled to address the press club a day after her budget vote speech. Her appearance, she was advised, was to...
    Out of the Woods
    Out of the Woods
    It has been 12 years since the world's leading golfer has been in the line-up at the Nedbank Golf Challenge, which teed off on Thursday at the Gary...
    The eagle finally lands for Schwartzel
    The eagle finally lands for Schwartzel
    Last Sunday just after 8pm, the 27th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations football tournament kicked off in Luanda, Angola. It can only be fitting...
    A Sterne test at SA Open
    A Sterne test at SA Open
    Richard Sterne's fourth-place finish at the Alfred Dunhill Championship last week should spur him to put up a good fight in Paarl this weekend to...
    Tiger steals South Africa's thunder -- again
    Tiger steals South Africa's thunder -- again
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    Missing the future more than the past
    Missing the future more than the past
    It is always difficult to write one's final column. Do you start with a big serious topic and inform the readers with a big blob at the end that...
    Life-sized comics
    Life-sized comics
    When I was a young boy, our elders used to regale us with tales of the legends that lived among them.
    Honesty could be the best policy
    Honesty could be the best policy
    In his acclaimed (and very expensive) book Alpha Dogs, James Harding, editor of The Times newspaper, captures a very interesting...
    Who's your polydaddy?
    Who's your polydaddy?
    Surely rampant slip-ups in the bedroom by world leaders must count for something among threats to the world economy
    Helping Carl -- the traditional way
    Helping Carl -- the traditional way
    While the media, the opposition, the haters of mixed (formerly known as immoral) marriages and detractors in his own party are all gleefully...
    The best things in golf are three
    The best things in golf are three
    In golf there cannot be a more magical number than three. On a short hole, scoring a three is par. Three is a birdie on a par four and it counts as...
    The nitty-gritty of the nation
    The nitty-gritty of the nation
    On Friday President Kgalema Motlanthe delivered his first and, by the look of things, his last State of the Nation address before the two houses of...