‘Big Brother’ Vumatel sparks concerns about privacy

Vumatel is planning 15 000 CCTV cameras in streets around Johannesburg to keep track of criminals.

While billions of people on the planet live in poverty, it might seem that the protection of personal privacy is very much a “rich people problem”.

‘Big Brother’ Vumatel sparks concerns about privacy
‘Big Brother’ Vumatel sparks concerns about privacy

‘Big Brother’ Vumatel sparks concerns about privacy

Vumatel is planning 15 000 CCTV cameras in streets around Johannesburg to keep track of criminals.

Boeing’s new plane needs a closer look

Boeing’s new plane needs a closer look

If there is a problem with the plane, it should be grounded worldwide for rectification of any faults.
The country’s going broke at a rapid rate

The country’s going broke at a rapid rate

SA will go broke if it does not cut civil service salaries, social grant payments, government debt and other expenses, according to professor Jannie Rossouw.
Basking in Federer’s glory

Basking in Federer’s glory

The 37-year-old Swiss legend’s amazing run started in 2001 in Milan.
RAF: overhaul the whole system

RAF: overhaul the whole system

The reason the money pit of the Road Accident Fund exists at all is because so many South Africans are behind the wheel without insurance.
ANC’s view on land reform sobering

ANC’s view on land reform sobering

Few who support extreme land reform – for that is what this will be – look further than change of ownership.
Illegal street racers don’t have to put others at risk

Illegal street racers don’t have to put others at risk

Road racers practice their craft where others certainly can be harmed.
Take a leaf out of Cyril’s book, Stella

Take a leaf out of Cyril’s book, Stella

Ndabeni-Abrahams should be fired if the ANC is in any way serious about true democracy and freedom.
How the hell can we believe Eskom?

How the hell can we believe Eskom?

According to Eskom, there was a ‘shortage of capacity’ … on a Sunday afternoon and evening in summer?
The infamous diplomatic memo may actually be a good sign

The infamous diplomatic memo may actually be a good sign

It is fascinating that five Western countries with considerable business ties with South Africa have effectively sent a warning shot across the bows of President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Punish the racist Lindsay Maasdorp, not the BLF

Punish the racist Lindsay Maasdorp, not the BLF

The country needs to see how far these racist reactionaries manage to go in the world of real politics.
The EFF is looking strong, and increasingly dangerous

The EFF is looking strong, and increasingly dangerous

The party has been relentless, and its pie-in-the-sky promises are taking it far in SA.
The middle class must be looked after

The middle class must be looked after

No successful nation has become so without a thriving, and growing, middle class.
Government must be more IT savvy

Government must be more IT savvy

The debacle could place the gun licence system – and the database needed to track all weapons – in jeopardy.
New NPA boss faces huge responsibility

New NPA boss faces huge responsibility

All of her past achievements are nothing compared with the task now facing her.
ANC is guilty of a faulty connection

ANC is guilty of a faulty connection

By organising protests and a threatened boycott of Vodacom, the ANC directly contradicts Ramaphosa, who says South Africa is ‘open for business’.
Zuma’s political fightback needs to be shut down

Zuma’s political fightback needs to be shut down

The former president really did hold us back badly for a decade, and we don’t need him to keep clinging to the reins.
Speed is not the only reason for carnage

Speed is not the only reason for carnage

There is no denying that the young man involved did a very stupid thing and I am not trying to condone what he did.
Today is the Proteas’ chance to show they have it

Today is the Proteas’ chance to show they have it

Today marks exactly four months to South Africa’s opening match of the World Cup against hosts England at The Oval.
Use local projects to create jobs

Use local projects to create jobs

Would it not make sense for municipal authorities to consult people on the ground first and offer these communities priority in jobs, or subcontracts?
South African Indians play a vital role in society

South African Indians play a vital role in society

Maintaining the strong official connection between us and India underlines the important role the community plays in South Africa.
Heed the warning bells from Zimbabwe

Heed the warning bells from Zimbabwe

Corruption can become so rooted in a society that those benefitting will be prepared to use violence to maintain the status quo.
Trump’s ego is a weapon of mass disruption

Trump’s ego is a weapon of mass disruption

Who could imagine a country being shut down because one man is determined to fund a meaningless gesture.
Tax boycotts aren’t the solution

Tax boycotts aren’t the solution

Mbalula is one of those people inside the ANC glass house.
Election research paints a bleak picture

Election research paints a bleak picture

Perhaps the reality is that young people are too busy trying to stay alive, to find a job or support their families to be interested in politics.

 

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