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Will the ANC surrender power if they lose in 2024?


Today’s Daily Friend Show with Nicholas Lorimer, Sara Gon, and Michael Morris discusses the ANC’s potential reaction to losing the 2024 election. They also chat

The poison in our waterways | Daily Friend Wrap


Makone Maja and Nicholas Lorimer discuss an Afriforum report into water treatment plants around South Africa. They also discuss the record high murder rate in SA and the NHI.

Harvard economists say cadre deployment causing state collapse | Daily Friend Wrap


Chris Hattingh and Nicholas Lorimer discuss a report by a group of Harvard economists exploring the cause of South Africa’s poor economic performance. They also

Curtains for Colleen? | Daily Friend Wrap


Michael Morris and Nicholas Lorimer chat about the firing of the Speaker of Johannesburg, Cllr Colleen Makhubele. They also discuss the lack of talent at

‘This is not just about the Jews. It’s about all of us’


Open Letter to Fellow South Africans As I write this brief note the forces of terror and tyranny are on the march in Cape Town.

South Africa’s most popular politician


Today’s Daily Friend with Nicholas Lorimer, Sara Gon, and Marius Roodt discusses recent polling by the Social Research Foundation on who SA’s most popular politicians

ANC has a new excuse for load-shedding


In today’s Daily Friend Show, Nicholas Lorimer, Hermann Pretorius, and Gerbrandt van Heerden discuss claims made by Fikile Mbalula about the real causes of load-shedding.

Cyril loves the army | Daily Friend Wrap


Nicholas Lorimer and Makone Maja discuss the repeated deployment of the SANDF to solve SA’s law and order problems. They also chat about the murder

The Brink of destruction | Daily Friend Wrap


Chris Hattingh and Nicholas Lorimer discuss the court finding that the city manager of Jo’burg was appointed unlawfully. They also chat about the NHI and

SA government employees some of the best paid in the world | Daily Friend Wrap


Marius Roodt and Nicholas Lorimer discuss the incredibly high salaries of government employees in South Africa. They also chat about the R38 million spent on