Being in Gauteng is sometimes a big disadvantage.
Struggling up from the other side of the Linksfield Ridge before the sun had done anything but paint the road red, I arrived at the petrol station in Cyrildene. I went to the usual spot, picked it up, and realised – it was Isolezwe langoMsombuluko (noma lezolo, since today is Tuesday).
So here are the headlines I was planning to give you – they’ve got points attached according to difficulty of translation. Have a go at them and let me know your translations.
Front Page: Usizi ubaba engqongqa nezingane zakhe ezine emjondolo (20 pts)
Picture: Ubashiye benkemile uMoshiywa (5 pts)
Pg 3: Kufunwa oweloli elibulale abangu-8 (10 pts)
Pg 4: Utholwe elenga obethinteka ecaleni lokubulala (20 pts)
Pg 6: Zikhonjwa kuleli izigidi nomcebo kaGaddafi waseLibya (25 pts)
Pg 6: Ufaniswa nento engekho okaManase (10 pts)
Pg 7: izinkulungwane Ukhozi FM luzalwa (10 pts)
Pg 10: Ifuna ukuba ngomakhonya eKZN iNFP (15 pts)
Pg 10: Kujutshwe uShabalala ukuxazulula (10 pts)
Pg 11: Kusolwa umfundisi ngokujola ebandleni (10 pts)
Pg 11: Ugwayi ubulala abantu abangu-44 000 ngonyaka kuleli (20 pts)
Pg 12: Isidumbu sitholwe sintanta emfuleni (20 pts)
Pg 12: Kusolwa isikhwele ngokufa kwezithandani (15 pts)
Pg 13: Induna isolwa ngokudla umhlaba ngodli (20 pts)
Pg 14: Asasibophile namanje amaketanga ayesibophe ngobandlululo (Column, 30 pts)