Government must up its game and save state-owned firms, says Mzwandile Jacks.
In practice, democracy and socialism are at worst deadly enemies, says Leopold Scholtz.
Long-established brands can develop a false sense of comfort, says Solly Moeng.
Is Uber an alternative public transport or does it kill the taxi industry?
Yes, they cater for different markets 58% 38 votes
No, they kill the taxi industry 8% 5 votes
I don’t care cause I don’t use taxis 34% 22 votes
The proposed monthly R450 cap on e-tolling is:
Is welcome relief for motorists 9% 18 votes
Stays a burden on the taxpayer 70% 138 votes
Doesn’t affect me 20% 40 votes
The CPI has dropped to 5.3%, showing an improvement in inflation. Did you noticed a drop in consumer prices over the past month?
Yes,prices are dropping 3% 5 votes
No, prices have stayed the same 43% 73 votes
No, prices have gone up 54% 90 votes
Do you think Eskom's withdrawal from the World Economic Forum was a good idea?
Yes, it has saved taxpayers money 42% 21 votes
No, it won't stop load shedding 20% 10 votes
Who cares? 38% 19 votes
Have you been a victim of a WhatsApp scam?
Yes, I have and it cost me 4% 7 votes
No, I don’t click on links I don’t trust 56% 91 votes
I don’t use WhatsApp 40% 64 votes
Is the new small business ministry going to help boost SMEs?
Yes, it will provide better access to funding 1% 1 votes
Red tape is still a hindrance 28% 27 votes
No one knows anything about it 71% 69 votes
Do you need a mindset change to become rich?
Yes, your behaviour influences your ability to accumulate riches 79% 84 votes
You cannot be taught how to be rich, it’s something you’re born with 12% 13 votes
It is all about luck anyway. 8% 9 votes
The latest up to 127c cut in petrol price is:
Is welcome relief for motorists 80% 174 votes
Won’t make a difference because public transport costs stay the same 14% 31 votes
Doesn’t affect me 6% 12 votes
Activists' disappointment at the new minimum wage for domestic workers
Fully justified. 7% 30 votes
Unwise as they may get priced out of the market. 64% 259 votes
I don't employ a domestic worker. 28% 113 votes
What are you planning to do with your accumulative petrol price bonus for the year?
Nothing, the decrease just cancels out previous increases. 80% 143 votes
Save whatever I can. 17% 31 votes
Buy Christmas presents. 3% 5 votes
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