A hanky is not my style - Ndumiso Ngcobo

Sunday Times columnist and author Ndumiso Ngcobo speaks to Azania Mosaka about everyday times that he has no use for.

I don't have a need for a towel.

Ndumiso Ngcobo, Sunday Times columnist and author

Apart from the towel, Ngcobo says a handkerchief is another item he sees no use for.

However these twitter users beg to differ.

Listen to Ndumiso share more items that he (and possibly you) have no use for:

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