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The vice-chancellor who would be queen


Today’s Daily Friend Wrap with Makone Maja and Nicholas Lorimer discusses the daming report on the conduct of Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, former vice chancellor of

SA’s fiscal nightmare


Nicholas Lorimer and Hermann Pretorius on this episode of the Daily Friend Wrap, discuss the SA government’s midterm budget. They also chat about SOEs and

Just what Eskom needs: a new logo!


Nicholas Lorimer and Marius Roodt discuss the perilous state of Eskom’s finances and its scheme to rebrand itself. They also chat about the December 15th

World Cup champs show what SA could be


Today’s Daily Friend Show with Nicholas Lorimer, Terence Corrigan, and Michael Morris discusses the Spingboks’ win in the Rugby World Cup and what it tells

The zombie airline


Today’s Daily Friend with Michael Morris, Sara Gon, and Nicholas Lorimer. They discuss the continued existence of SAA, a nasty SMS the tax authorities sent

DA at 31% in new poll | Daily Friend Wrap


Hermann Pretorius and Nicholas Lorimer discuss the latest election poll from the Social Research Foundation which has the DA on 31% of the vote and

Another nail hammered into failing South African Tourism


Dear Editor Ivo Vegter’s piece last week, ‘Incompetent planners to decimate small tourism businesses’, brought to mind an email I received recently from a group

100s held hostage underground! | Daily Friend Wrap


Today’s Daily Friend Wrap, with Nicholas Lorimer and Sara Gon, discusses a hostage situation where hundreds of miners have been taken hostage underground allegedly by

Steenhuisen Speaker of Parliament? – Daily Friend Wrap


Nicholas Lorimer and Chris Hattingh discuss an alleged plan to have the DA run parliament and the ANC run the government after the 2024 election.

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