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The state must win back people’s trust

I’M TOLD that governments all over the world have always lacked sufficient quantities of the same commodity: the trust of their citizens.  This may be so, but I also believe that some governments are more trusted by their citizens than others because they work hard to earn this trust. They work hard to earn their [...]

2015-10-14T10:19:58+02:00October 14th, 2015|

Heritage brands: a journey down memory lane

SLIGHTLY more than cursory desktop research and consultation with online friends about South Africa’s “heritage brands” reveals an amazing gold mine of iconic brands many of us have grown up with and relate to with degrees of intimacy.  They cover a whole continuum ranging from the cultural and political to mining, financial services and a [...]

2015-09-25T14:39:02+02:00September 25th, 2015|
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