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CXPRESS readers love airing their views and the most enjoyable part of our job is receiving and sharing them. Sometimes friendly, sometimes fierce, always fiery and sincere – every single opinion counts towards building an informed, involved and participating CXPRESS community.

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  • 05 Aug 2020
    To the mayor of Knysna: why are illegal cigarette sellers operating above the law?

    If is with shock and utter dismay that I see our beautiful country becoming the laughing stock of many because of complete contempt of law and order. In full view of all business people and shoppers, illegal selling of cigarettes is taking place in Knysna.
    I prefer doing most of our shopping in...

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  • 05 Aug 2020
    Postal workers fail to deliver grants to beneficiaries

    Please pop down to Plettenberg Bay Post Office and speak to the people there to find out how and why this establishment is failing the very people it is supposed to serve.
    Weary beneficiaries of these R350 grants are told there’s no money, the system is offline or, ultimately, someone forgot...

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  • 22 Jul 2020
    CXPRESS crosswords educational and fun

    Dear editors, thank you most sincerely for your interesting crossword. It is entertaining and informative, while covering a wide variety of subjects. Is the compiler local? South African?
    A lot of time must be spent on the questions and one can see the compiler covers a very wide field, which...

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  • 15 Jul 2020
    Who can beat Billy’s Plett record?

     Billy Oosthuizen, 95, pictured here with his youngest son, Kenneth, is one of the most senior residents - if not the oldest - who was born in Plettenberg Bay, grew up, schooled, and lived in the town throughout his life. Billy’s son Theunis explains: “As a young man, Billy was a...

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  • 15 Jul 2020
    Genocide of minorities and plight of child brides offer far better reasons to protest

    Following his pro-Israel comments our chief justice, Mogoeng Mogoeng, has unleashed a wave of anti-Israel protests, as well as calls for him to resign and people even questioning his capability to dispense justice in light of such views. How absurd!
    What has happened to the freedom of speech in...

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