Many consumers don’t fully get the difference between a “best before” and a “sell by” or “use by” date; they just resist buying anything beyond its “expiry date”.
THE article “Storm brews over dagga” (DD, February 17) refers. Central to the debate around the recent aerial spraying of dagga along the Wild Coast by police is the controversy around the safety of glyphosate – the active ingredient in the herbicide Kilo Max used by police in this cannabis control operation.
ONE of the privileges of being the finance minister is having the power to borrow money on your and my behalf.
“WE TOO in the Eastern Cape are the captains of our souls. We too in the Eastern Cape are masters of our fate,” said the premier, Phumulo Masualle, as he concluded his state of the province address on Friday.
SOUTH Africa’s democracy is in crisis because service delivery is failing on three key levels: the state, democratic institutions and “legitimate” institutions such as political parties and trade unions.
FOR a number of days now, we have been told of how disruptive, rude and silly EFF MPs have become and how they need to be taught who is in charge after they had the nerve to ask President Jacob Zuma some uncomfortable questions and were also “undermining the decorum” of the National Assembly.
The violent eviction by plainclothes police of the entire EFF caucus during President Jacob Zuma’s recent state of the nation address (Sona) has caused many to wonder if the country is at a tipping point.
Recent attacks on foreign-owned shops reveal that the negative attitudes of many South Africans towards foreign nationals remain mostly unchanged since the 2008 attacks and murders.