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April 16 2014

Would you spoil your vote, as a new campaign wants you to do?


6%
 
Yes
40%
 
No
48%
 
I will not vote for the ANC anyway
7%
 
I am not going to vote

March 18 2014

SA political parties agree that private funders should remain private:


20%
 
Good, funders will shy away if they are revealed
74%
 
Name them to battle corruption
6%
 
They should receive all their money from the state

February 20 2014

An IFP MP is tabling legislation to decriminalise the medical use of marijuana in SA:


80%
 
By all means, patients will benefit
13%
 
Never, it will boost recreational use
7%
 
I don't believe in alternative therapies

February 04 2014

Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele has gone back on agreeing to be the DA's presidential candidate:


8%
 
I'll still support Agang and Ramphele
85%
 
She has lost all credibility
7%
 
The DA is worse off without her

January 23 2014

The sculptors of the Mandela statue at the Union Buildings have put a rabbit in his ear:


19%
 
It's disrespectful, remove it
81%
 
Let the bunny live

November 29 2013

What do you think of the Blue Bulls’ new army-style ‘invisibull’ camouflage kit?


31%
 
Bring back the pink, all is forgiven
40%
 
They've lost the war
29%
 
Great, no one will see them coming

October 21 2013

E-tolling on Gauteng freeways is expected to be implemented by year-end:


8%
 
Resistance was worth it but I'll pay now
84%
 
I still refuse to pay
8%
 
I've always been willing to pay

September 09 2013

Publishers are putting more of their own content on YouTube. But does your employer give you access?


30%
 
I can access YouTube at the office
53%
 
My employer blocks YouTube
17%
 
I only watch online videos after hours

July 23 2013

Presidential foreign affairs adviser Lindiwe Zulu has been rebuked for her comments on the Zimbabwe elections:


34%
 
Zulu should be allowed to express her opinions; if the shoes fits...
52%
 
President Jacob Zuma is worryingly obsequious to Robert Mugabe
14%
 
People involved in politics need to be discreet and diplomatic at all times

July 02 2013

Nelson Mandela's daughter Makaziwe has said foreign media are "crossing the line" in their coverage of his hospital stay:


36%
 
Indeed. The media should now leave him in peace
64%
 
Full reporting is justified considering his iconic status

May 30 2013

Where do you see the rand against the dollar in three months' time? Vote below and email us your motivation and forecast in no more than 100 words. We'll publish the best submissions


34%
 
R9.50-R10
22%
 
R10.01-R10.50
19%
 
R10.51-R11
8%
 
R11.01-R11.50
17%
 
R11.51-R12

May 09 2013

Burger King has opened its first South African outlet in Cape Town. Will you support it?


49%
 
No, local is lekker at Nando's and Steers
5%
 
I'm lovin' it at McDonald's
46%
 
I'm in the queue already

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April 04 2014

Should President Jacob Zuma step down following the public protector's Nkandla report?


84%
 
Yes
16%
 
No

February 27 2014

What do you think of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s 2014-15 budget?


24%
 
It is reassuring and inspires confidence
29%
 
It lacks a sense of urgency in addressing SA’s sluggish economic growth
47%
 
Just like last year it is all talk and little action

February 14 2014

What did you think of President Jacob Zuma’s state of the nation address?


8%
 
It inspired confidence in his leadership
9%
 
Fairly good but he ignored key issues
83%
 
Nothing but hot air

January 28 2014

Does it matter that Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele has joined the DA as its presidential candidate?


61%
 
It's a stronger opposition and will get my vote
12%
 
She sold out Agang SA and lost my support
9%
 
I'll still vote ANC (or another party)
18%
 
This won't make a difference in the polls

December 11 2013

President Jacob Zuma was booed at the Nelson Mandela memorial service in Johannesburg:


17%
 
Unacceptable — the day was about Mandela
7%
 
It shouldn't have happened as the world watched
76%
 
Good, he had it coming

November 14 2013

What do you think of Robert McBride's possible appointment as head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate?


9%
 
Give him a chance to prove himself
91%
 
Unacceptable — his reputation is tainted

October 08 2013

How informed are you about retirement savings?


44%
 
I invest a portion of my salary into various annuities
42%
 
I contribute to a pension fund chosen by my employer
10%
 
I don't invest anything at all
4%
 
I'll start looking into retirement savings later on in life

August 12 2013

The DA has named Mmusi Maimane as its candidate for the Gauteng premiership in next year's elections. Who would you like to see running the province?


68%
 
Democratic Alliance
19%
 
African National Congress
13%
 
Agang SA

July 12 2013

Are SA construction firms being unfairly victimised?


24%
 
Yes, corruption is rampant in both the public and private sector
33%
 
No, they have to pay for the crime
25%
 
There should be more public outcry about corruption
18%
 
It's a small price to pay for the billions that go unaccounted for

June 13 2013

The government plans to ban alcohol advertising, sponsorship and promotion:


26%
 
Good, alcohol abuse must be addressed
34%
 
The jobs lost will outweigh the alcohol-related benefits
40%
 
It will make no difference. Drink up!

May 28 2013

The ANC premier of Gauteng says the DA would put a "pale male" in charge if it won the province in 2014:


18%
 
The DA won't take Gauteng
6%
 
A "pale male" would be a setback
76%
 
Anything but the ANC

April 11 2013

President Jacob Zuma says the government will not stop blaming the legacy of apartheid for SA’s problems, contradicting Planning Minister Trevor Manuel:


12%
 
Yes, apartheid can still be blamed
88%
 
It's a lame excuse for poor service delivery

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