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Eusebius McKaiser

Eusebius McKaiser

    Jacob Zuma: Made in Luthuli House
    Jacob Zuma: Made in Luthuli House
    We were fascinated, as kids, with the origins of our toys. We were happy to delay, for a few moments, playing with our new toys on Christmas Day...
    ANC’s choice: Uncertainty or disaster
    ANC’s choice: Uncertainty or disaster
    Either Cyril Ramaphosa or Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will probably be elected the new leader of the ANC in a few days’ time.
    Illiteracy threatens our democracy
    Illiteracy threatens our democracy
    What we read as children can tell us a lot about ourselves and the world we live in. The influences of our family, our schoolteachers and the...
    Brown’s trickery doesn’t fool us
    Brown’s trickery doesn’t fool us
    The problem with dishonesty is that, once you are in the grip of it, it is hard to escape. If you do not believe me, just study Public Enterprises...
    We dismiss Zim lessons at our peril
    We dismiss Zim lessons at our peril
    There are few things that irk many South Africans as much as any insistence that we are not as special as we think we are.
    We all shat on this child’s dignity
    We all shat on this child’s dignity
    It is impossible for me to imagine the lifelong pain of thinking daily about your child’s lifeless little body in a pit latrine, only his hand...
    The mafia state is in full swing
    The mafia state is in full swing
    There is no longer a crystal-clear difference between the current state of our democracy and the telltale signs of a mafia state.
    ANC’s wishy-washy  ‘race’  limps on
    ANC’s wishy-washy  ‘race’  limps on
    Lawd have mercy on us! Please can the ANC leadership race be over already? Not because it is so amazeballs that our bodies cannot handle the...
    What Malusi GiGupta didn’t say
    What Malusi GiGupta didn’t say
    The minister of finance, Malusi GiGupta, cut a pathetic and unconvincing figure on Wednesday as he delivered a medium-term budget policy statement...
    Why McKinsey is not innocent
    Why McKinsey is not innocent
    I sometimes wonder whether corporations think we are a bunch of fools incapable of seeing excrement for what it is. Take, for example, management...
    Bigotry seldom announces itself 
    Bigotry seldom announces itself 
    Most white supremacists are not as explicit about their bigotry as Steve Hofmeyr. Most sexual predators are not as brazen as Harvey Weinstein. Most...
    The banality of corruption
    The banality of corruption
    There’s a cheesy saying I like because it contains a grain of truth. Apparently one should “judge a person not by their actions, but by their...