Slow down – elections ahead

The first half of 2018 has gone by very fast, filled with a mixture of Ramaphoria, trepidation, doubt and relief following Zuma’s departure.  There were other emotions, too, that left many South Africans either optimistic about the future or, increasingly it seems, worried that they might have accepted a rosy 'new dawn' proposal without reading [...]

2018-08-01T10:00:27+02:00August 1st, 2018|

South Africa, our collective amnesia will kill us

I once wrote here that poverty and lack of education were the biggest enemies of democracy. Flag of South Africa , This is a computer generated and 3d rendered image. In hindsight, that list was incomplete, and I apologise. Another enemy of democracy is amnesia, especially collective amnesia. We are not dealing with [...]

2019-11-05T05:36:16+02:00June 6th, 2018|
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