state capture

Is it un-African to lead with integrity?

A NUMBER of years ago I accompanied a client to Abuja, Nigeria, for final discussions and the signing of a contract for a project that had been negotiated over several months.  We landed in Lagos and spent a rather eventful evening and night there before taking a domestic flight to Abuja the next morning. The [...]

2017-10-18T09:43:20+02:00October 18th, 2017|

State-captured SA is crying out for a second liberation

AT THE dawn of our democracy, soon after the formal end of apartheid and under the leadership of the inimitable Nelson Mandela, we, the people of South Africa, made a number of promises to ourselves, to our fellow Africans on the rest of the continent and to the diaspora, as well as to the rest [...]

2017-09-13T10:02:54+02:00September 13th, 2017|

The Gupta Master Plan: meticulously executed state capture

WE HAVE to hand it to the Gupta brothers. Everything that has been revealed thus far – even though much of it still has to be tested in a court of law – demonstrates the apparent level of preparation and planning that went into their state capture project.  OK, we call it state capture, but [...]

2017-08-30T08:31:48+02:00August 30th, 2017|

Time for the ANC to eat humble pie

THE African National Congress has occupied a huge space in the minds of many South Africans over many decades.  It could also be argued that at one stage, it carried more hope than all other anti-apartheid movements combined that the vicious apartheid system would one day be crushed and replaced by something more humane, more [...]

2017-08-08T16:58:39+02:00August 8th, 2017|

Unmasking the enablers of state capture

NO ONE should be shocked by the increasing number of private sector companies being outed for having served as Trojan Horses for the loot diverted from public coffers in recent years, especially those that have been benefiting from illicit business links with the Zuptas. (Photo: The New Age Board Chairman Atul Gupta and President [...]

2017-08-02T09:15:49+02:00August 2nd, 2017|
Go to Top