Operation Empty the State coffers?

IT IS hard, when one looks at what is going on in the country, not to be tempted to suspect a sinister drive to empty our country’s coffers ahead of a feared political Armageddon in 2019.  How else does one explain the sudden proliferation of media reports of several multi-million rand deals and other arrangements [...]

2016-09-03T09:09:39+02:00September 3rd, 2016|

Rudderless SA needs a new Madiba

I FIND myself wondering increasingly often, probably like many other South Africans, how the late president Nelson Mandela would have responded to a number of issues we’re faced with in contemporary South Africa. I try to hold on with dear life to the memory of a time - a very brief time - when South [...]

2022-11-03T05:47:25+02:00July 17th, 2016|

We’ve all been had by Zuma over SAA

I DON'T know about you, but the feeling that we’ve all been brilliantly played by President Jacob Zuma and his defenders is getting stronger each time I think about the events preceding and following the unceremonious removal of former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene from office, back in December.  At the time, our world almost came [...]

2019-11-05T05:37:45+02:00January 17th, 2016|

Dudu Myeni – Nene’s SAA nemesis

A GOOD friend asked me recently if I believe that load shedding is now a thing of the past, and if Brian Molefe is the CEO government should have roped in years ago to save us the millions that have already gone down the drain at the hands of his predecessors.  She wondered aloud what [...]

2015-11-30T08:32:40+02:00November 30th, 2015|
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