Mondli Makhanya

November 19, 2018

Mondli Makhanya: Gigaba’s fall from presidential prospect to laughing stock

Malusi Gigaba went from being a presidential prospect to someone whose crotch elicited more interest than his brain, writes Mondli Makhanya in one of his best-read pieces of the year.
November 11, 2018

Mondli Makhanya: Zuma, this be treason

The bottom line is that for 10 years we had a president who hated South Africa and its citizens, writes Mondli Makhanya in one of his most-read columns of the year.
October 7, 2018

Mondli Makhanya: South Africa, we’re okay

With the Economic Freedom Fighters having made it their ideological trump card and with opportunists in the governing party using it to exploit people’s emotions, the land question has dominated discourse this year. And what ugly and coarse discourse it has been, writes Mondli Makhanya in one of his 10 most-read columns of the year.
September 30, 2018

Mondli Makhanya: Trump’s joyride gone too far

It would not be surprising if we found out that US President Donald Trump retreats to his room at night and has a big laugh about the ride he is taking the world on. You can imagine him prancing about in front of the mirror, flexing his muscles like Popeye and bragging to the long-suffering Melania about yet another day spent toying with the planet’s future. Read one of Mondli Makhanya’s most popular columns of the year.
July 5, 2018

Mondli Makhanya: King Zwelithini stokes fires of Zulu nationalism

The thing that should concern South Africans is the sinister mobilisation around the Ingonyama Trust debate, argues Mondli Makhanya in one of his best-read columns of 2018.
June 10, 2018

Mondli Makhanya: When a gangster is cornered

When a gangster is cornered, he knows only one thing: to shoot his way out, writes Mondli Makhanya in one of his 10 most-read columns of 2018.
April 9, 2018

Mondli Makhanya: We must not want to be Winnie

When it comes to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, you can either tell the story of a saint or the story of a villain – it is never the story of the complete person, writes Mondli Makhanya in one of his most popular columns of the year.
March 4, 2018

Mondli Makhanya: The great land return lie

What are these land-hungry masses we keep getting told about doing in the cities if they are land-hungry, asks Mondli Makhanya in one of his best-read columns of the year.
January 28, 2018

Mondli Makhanya: Zuma deserves humiliation

We really need to ask ourselves as South Africans why somebody who has spent the past decade humiliating us and bringing shame on the country must be driven out of the Union Buildings in a luxury horse-drawn carriage, says Mondli Makhanya in one of his 10 most popular columns of the year.
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May 19 2019