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MUCKRAKER: JP’s bitter pill

MUCKRAKER has been watching Teboho Mojapela (JP) making a spectacle of himself. There was a time when the show was spectacular. You could chuckle your way through dreadful days just

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Let’s spank the judges

JUSTICE Thamsanqa Nomncongo must sit on his cozy chair in his aerated chambers and read this very slowly because Muckraker will never say this again. Henceforth, it will be combat.

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Of sangomas and prophets

MUCKRAKER has never understood the concept behind Valentine’s Day. All she knows is that it’s some pagan holiday sustained by capitalists who hate seeing your wallet or pocket bulging with

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Muckraker : Shredding Pekane

SOME stories endure the test of time and memory. Take, for example, the fabulous story of a Mojalefa who lived in Mafube, a few houses from Muckraker’s home. Mojalefa was

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Muckraker : Fokol at Fokothi

MUCKRAKER has never been fond of clichés. They are the epitome of lazy writing fuelled by abject lack of originality. They are as pretentious as they are dreary. They are

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Muckraker : Shitholes

FAST and furious. That’s how some countries reacted to Donald Trump’s shithole insult two weeks ago. Botswana screamed while South Africa fumed. But the time they responded the Trump chariot

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Muckraker: Wasco’s bloody worms

WE had barely recovered from the shock of long and thick bloodworms tumbling out of Wasco taps when some senior official from the company thought it prudent to open his

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Muckraker: The last standing Bantustan

LET’s bin the tripe about national pride and face a stern fact. The fact being that this country is a wretched little Bantustan of South Africa. Now is not the

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Muckraker :Madman on dagga

EVERY morning, for the past three years, Muckraker has been dropping coins into the palms of a mentally ill man who stands at the last traffic lights to the Maseru

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MUCKRAKER:Voodoo reasoning and witchcraft

MUCKRAKER has always been baffled by people who plaster their cars with posters of so-called prophets. Equally perplexing are men and women who wear wrist bangles with a so-called prophet’s