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Richard Poplak

Johannesburg, Mzansi
Senior Writer — Daily Maverick

Journo. Senior writer person @dailymaverick. Co-author of Continental Shift: A Journey into Africa's Changing Fortunes, out NOW! Foot soldier in @decastories

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Richard Poplak was born and lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. He trained as a filmmaker and fine artist at Montreal’s Concordia University and has produced and directed numerous short films, music videos and commercials. Now a full-time writer, Richard is a senior contributor at South Africa’s...

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@Poplak — 12,888 followers, 6,276 tweets

@said_mitch Having never held a real job, this is possible.
Sitcom idea: mid-level Zuma-era ANC apparatchiks and spokeshacks squeezed out of the party and have to work real jobs, where they can’t show up 9 hours late, berate customers, set up side-businesses, and generally cause mayhem. Hilarity ensues.
One gets the impression that Lumka is going to struggle in the ‘private sector’, although I think Bathabile will adjust to prison life rather seamlessly. 
RT @MarianneThamm: So you try and get hold of people to comment on a story...they don't reply - not even an "out of office' message. Y…
A small price to pay for what will surely be remembered as a seminal moment in the history of South African discourse. 
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