The FW de Klerk Foundation has completely retracted its previous statement that characterising “apartheid” as a “crime against humanity… was, and remains, an ‘agitprop’ project initiated by the Soviets and their ANC/SACP allies to stigmatise white South Africans” (see below).
“Cadre employment must stop and an effective civil service must be built up by appointing competent people. Officials and managers at all three levels of government should possess the correct financial and technical skills for the job.” So declared president … Read the rest
South African author Marita van der Vyfer has stated in an interview that “Cuba is the only place on earth where communism is still colourful and sexy”. However, according to Human Rights Watch, Cuba is still behaving very much like … Read the rest
In the closing weeks of 2019, South Africa reached Stage 6 load-shedding. This is uncharted territory, so let’s unpack it a little.
Some years ago I wrote about a startling fact that few were interested in at that time. That … Read the rest
Problems of deliberate police inaction in the face of criminal thuggery were often reported in the mining areas of Mpumalanga, according to the province’s Judge President, Frans Legodi. In a new decision dealing with two cases before him, Legodi said
Having an online website can help increase your prospective customers greatly than what your physical land-based office can reach. The same is true for your law firm website. Your website does not end its work after it has been established. … Read the rest
Gill Marcus, the former Reserve Bank governor and currently an assistant commissioner of the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) Commission of Inquiry, has been a beneficiary of Markus Jooste’s Steinhoff Group’s largesse, according to Independent Online (IOL).
An NGO of which … Read the rest
Gordan Rattray Taylor
SEX IN HISTORY
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Zimbabwe, which has been ruled by the radical Afro-Marxist party ZANU PF for the last 39 years and long a darling of the global left, is finally hitting an economic brick wall with a possible famine in the offing, at … Read the rest
Unlike in South Africa and in his native Zimbabwe where hagiographies of deceased former president Robert Mugabe were the norm, London’s Daily Telegraph did not mince words. In a leading article published on 6 September 2019, the newspaper chose the … Read the rest
Do you use your cell phone as an alarm clock, sleeping with it close to your head? Do you type on your laptop all day, with the device laid out directly on your, well, lap? Many people nowadays walk around … Read the rest