Manyi’s risky ANN7 move

THE world has become all too familiar with the phenomenon of money laundering, i.e. “the concealment of the origins of illegally obtained money, typically by means of transfers involving foreign banks or legitimate businesses” (Oxford Living Dictionaries).  However, it seems less familiar with a relatively new phenomenon of what I shall call “corporate reputation laundering”. [...]

2017-08-28T15:53:07+02:00August 28th, 2017|

SA an uncontrolled train fast heading south

IN THE absence of the NPA, the Hawks and with the office of the Public Protector sending mixed messages, seemingly still trying to decide which side of history it wants to be recorded in, we, the ordinary citizens, are on our own.  But we’re also increasingly organised and vigilant. And this is a good thing. [...]

2017-07-26T08:32:54+02:00July 26th, 2017|

SA’s three-headed snake inspires creeping fear

SOMETHING terribly strange is happening in South Africa, and it is linked to everything that is being said about and done by President Jacob Zuma.  It is linked to ongoing attempts to increase the stifling grip of state capture. Our socio-political and economic climate is sinking deeper into murkier territories with each revelation of nefarious [...]

2016-10-19T09:17:49+02:00October 19th, 2016|

Molefe’s hard sell on nuclear

LET me say from the outset that while I marvel at and support the impressive developments in the renewable energy technology over the past few years, I am by no means against nuclear energy. The reasons for my stance, in great part, is that having listened to speeches by many people who form part of [...]

2016-07-27T10:51:29+02:00July 27th, 2016|

Is SizweNtsalubaGobodo an ANC sweeper?

IT MAY seem like very long ago when it all began to unfold and I’m sure many have already forgotten about it, but back in 2007 a widely respected national director of public prosecutions, Advocate Vusi Pikoli, was suspended from his position after he reportedly refused to dance to the tune of then president Thabo [...]

2016-04-28T13:14:31+02:00April 28th, 2016|
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