Steve Hofmeyr in Pierre de Vos’s kangaroo court

Just the other day a gigantic coal silo collapsed, creating Eskom, our state electricity utility’s latest crisis, plunging parts of the country into the dark. Photographs of cracks appearing in the edifice had already been published in January, yet nothing … Read the rest

A truly awful British BBC presenter

Jimmy Savile sounds like a prison guard from the concentration camps of the Anglo-Boer War where Afrikaner women and children were subjected to extreme abuse.

Investigators were given “macabre accounts” of disgraced British BBC presenter Jimmy Savile “acting unacceptably” with … Read the rest

British DJ in court on sex assault charges

British radio presenter Dave Lee Travis, who counts Aung San Suu Kyi among his fans, appeared in court Friday charged with committing 11 indecent assaults and one sexual assault.

The 68-year-old former BBC star, wearing a suit and a colourful … Read the rest