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CAIPHUS KGOSANA | Fanning racial flames is no way to run an election campaign

With the dearth of political options, I may as well just take election day off, relax and WhatsApp my friends

I was going to write about Mark Zuckerberg losing $7bn (R105.4bn) in personal wealth in a matter of a few hours, after his popular apps experienced global outages and a whistleblower blew the lid off the dark side of Facebook and Instagram. The one percenters increased their fortunes out of our misery during global lockdowns; it’s nice to see one of them getting hurt in the stockmarket. Though when you are worth $120bn (R1.8-trillion), losing $7bn (R105.4bn) is like parting with pocket change. Poor thing, he’ll probably have to postpone adding another mega yacht or private jet to his collection...

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