Fat Cats and Greedy Pigs at Davos
LATEST: THE MEEK SHALL NOT INHERIT THE EARTH! BRANDAN's cartoon is a brilliant commentary on ideologies. Under both capitalism and socialism, Greedy Pigs and Fat Cats will always hold sway.
The Burden of Empty Promises
Sidelines Fred Mouton writes: [a rough translation] President Zuma says: "Mackie, we've loaded up, but how are we going to deliver this?" Fred Mouton 'Die Burger' has had just three full time daily cartoonists since it was founded in 1915 under the editorship of DF Malan; all three of them giants of South African…>
MAKING A CONNECTION: Brandan is inspired by Michaelangelo's 'Creation of Man' in this depiction of The President, who is hoping to create jobs. Another feature in this cartoon is Brandan's 'Job Creation Machine' - a device which we've tagged as a 'Brandanvention' : click on that tag above to see other wild creations of B's imagination.
Rock Paper Scissors
Sidelines Zapiro Born in Cape Town in 1958, Zapiro couldn’t imagine a career in cartooning, so he studied architecture at University of Cape Town. Couldn’t imagine a career in architecture, so…>
ANC is Die Antwoord
DIE ANTWOORD is South Africa's counter culture answer to everything. See the video that turned them into an overnight YouTube sensation below. It was just a matter of time that they would make their way into an editorial cartoon! Jerm's editors at The New Age declined to publish this cartoon. See his notes in the Sidelines column.
The Cost is not Financial
TAKE NOTE: CHIP decries the desecration of our rhino population - and by extension our national heritage - all for the love of money. The cost to us, he points out, is greater than a financial one.
The Evolution and Devolution of Democracy
COUNTER EVOLUTIONARY: ZAPIRO's 'Evolution and Devolution of Democracy in South Africa' features seven of the Republic's past presidents.
ZAPIRO'S ICONIC MANDELA SUNRISE cartoon raises the New South Africa flag and draws light on the new democracy, while relegating the relics of apartheid to the dustbin where they belong. This cartoon also draws our attention to a new dawn in South African cartoon history as Zapiro launches his career.
A Career in Organised Crime
CORRUPTING THE YOUTH: With role models like South Africa's government and corporations there's no surprise that the youth seems so lost. This cartoon by Dr Jack addresses corruption from both those spheres in a generic way which makes it timeless.