Imagine the time before 1650, and there were still no vacuum pumps. At that time, people had no idea how they would get rid of gas from a sealed volume to create a partial vacuum, which would then be filled … Read the rest
Since 2016, the mainstream media has made a vocation out of denigrating Donald Trump to the extent that their prejudice has become paranoid. In that context, The Witness editorial of January 6 really outdoes itself in virulence – and without … Read the rest
Gambling and playing casino games can be rather fun. According to people who gamble regularly, casino games provide you with an amazing thrill. However, gambling can also be very dangerous if it takes control of your life. Therefore, you must … Read the rest
In today’s modern times, we want to get everything in just a snap of a finger. From web search results within minutes to weight loss, it’s all about instant satisfaction. This may also apply to career growth. People want to … Read the rest
Love is jealousy at times since jilted lovers cannot stomach the truth that they can no longer be with a certain person, and this often results in them seeking revenge. The aggrieved party can become violent or threaten to disturb … Read the rest
A judge in a Nigerian court has thrown out a case against 47 men charged with public displays of affection with members of the same sex, ending what had widely been seen as a test of the country’s laws banning … Read the rest
My grandmother was born in Senekal. There were a few English-speaking families in the area at the time. She however married an Afrikaner. He was one of those men whom the whole world admired at the turn of the penultimate … Read the rest
The SARS-CoV-19 virus has changed the world. Millions are unemployed, a global recession is fast approaching, and our parks and playgrounds once teeming with life and laughter have been abandoned and forgotten. One wonders whether the world can return to … Read the rest
Keeping your computer files organized is a nightmare in today’s wired world. Imagine spending hours and hours looking for a file on a messed folder is quite a chore. Maybe you should consider arranging your files appropriately so you can … Read the rest
Dear Fellow South African,
Just over a week ago, Brendin Horner, a young farm manager in the Free State, was murdered in an appalling act of cruelty.
His killing should anger and upset every one of us.
No matter who … Read the rest
It is clear that a slow war is being fought against South Africa’s white farmers and this slow racial war is increasingly also being taken to towns and cities. The murder of a white farm manager, Brendin Horner (21), serves … Read the rest
Shoprite, one of the first SA companies to expand into Nigeria is pulling out after 15 years, a huge change in the long-term strategy pushed by former CEO Whitey Basson.
All around the world the construction industry is dominated by males. Everywhere except… South Africa? Although this may seem strange, the numbers don’t lie, and they indicate that 48% of the companies, in this field, are owned by women in … Read the rest