Category Archives: Current Affairs

Trying time trying tying puppet strings back together.


A judgment that dismisses an appallingly biased and inept head of the National Prosecuting Authority, Shaun Abrahams, is to be appealed by President Jacob Zuma. This is hardly a surprise. Although a disaster at running a country, Zuma has brought appeals … Continue reading

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Corruption


Wordle 319 See crime prospects shine to deliver allure, Then sing siren songs that to injure inure; Argue such, tilt moral judgments begin, Gasping to feed greed, chime into more sin. © October 2017 Colonialist

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REALLY AWFUL, DIS GRACE


Disgrace she is, disgrace she left in, disgrace complete dis Grace; And isn’t she just graceless when she puts on angry face? Her kids need discipline, it seems, as do their female friends, And she just loves to give it … Continue reading

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Watson a Name?


It’s elementary, my dear: What’s pictured on your sporting gear With no colonialist show Should there, on any portion, go; The Springboks came from bad old days, But now a bloke who cricket plays Must as a Protea be known … Continue reading

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Burlesque South Africa


‘Burlesque’ definition: an absurd or comically exaggerated imitation of something … The show in South Africa put on by government and citizens generally is extending its run indefinitely, with an ever-expanding cast, constantly added material, and a steady downslide into … Continue reading

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Really Awfully Featherbrained.


  For conversation that is wise There’s nothing that’s still finer Than, you will note with some surprise, The talkative Hill Myna.   They out-talk crows, and parrots too, And make a lot more sense than The politicians ever do … Continue reading

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A Really Awfully Simple Operation to Cure South Africa …


Wiki Infected tonsils? There a Wiki  tonsillectomy is done; Appendix that’s infected?   Appendectomy’s the one;    In South Africa, it’s Zuma    Who provides the gloom and doom-a, So a Zuma-ectomy  Should most swiftly be begun. © April 2017 Colonialist

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