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Vera | House of Song as Ringo fills gap left by singing prez Vera | House of Song as Ringo fills gap left by singing prez

Move over People's Bae, you can stick to your new job as Juju's chief marshal at mass rallies, it is Ringo's time now.

Vera | Hlaudi Motsoeneng outlook for many(i) of the popcorn ... Vera | Hlaudi Motsoeneng outlook for many(i) of the popcorn parties

Yes, the self-styled in-coming president of South Africa, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, may not even get a seat in parliament - ...

Fake prophets not the only sham industry at poll time Fake prophets not the only sham industry at poll time

Shu, it is finally here - election day. We will soon be free of all these talking heads invading our TV screens on an ...

Vera | Book burners have Vera planning own dummies guide Vera | Book burners have Vera planning own dummies guide

Vera has just seen a government memo doing rounds on social media, purportedly from basic education minister Angie ...

VERA | BLF now Baba's BFFs while Gwede flies on Buffalo wings VERA | BLF now Baba's BFFs while Gwede flies on Buffalo wings

ANC ha e fair mara, waitsi. Last year they refused Baba's generous offer to take Thuma Mina on an African safari to ...

VERA | Hlaudi not famous for frugality despite his one-man launch VERA | Hlaudi not famous for frugality despite his one-man launch

As far as television advertising goes, this must be the most low-key election campaign we have had in years.

VERA | Counting cost of Eskom and e-tolls on campaign trail VERA | Counting cost of Eskom and e-tolls on campaign trail

Legend has it that journalists are in the trade because they can't count. It is not for the money, believe Vera even ...

VERA | Man of the cloth with little faith in the gods going mad VERA | Man of the cloth with little faith in the gods going mad

Vera once read somewhere that Mmusi Maimane is a man of the cloth who came into politics as a fulfilment of a prophesy ...

VERA | Leadership bar is not the name of a watering hole VERA | Leadership bar is not the name of a watering hole

Was it Joel Netshitenzhe, the ANC intellectual-in-chief, who warned us about the dangers of lowering the standards in ...

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