12.12.2019 06:28 am
We wish Maimane well in his new project, but also remind him how difficult it is to start over again if he does venture back into politics.
Seven weeks after resigning as leader of the Democratic Alliance, Mmusi Maimane has revealed his future hand.
What is disturbing for the president and his supporters is that some of his erstwhile Nasrec allies have defected to the ‘other side’.
We expect many South Africans will continue to do what they do best: drown their sorrows. Which is good news if you own a bottle store.
Brands with money and strong values could well do South African sport a great service by being part of the cricket rescue effort.
Many countries are experimenting with shorter working weeks and found that, apart from improving the quality of life of workers, they also improve productivity.
The DA needs to realise that it has to change markedly if it is going to live up to its potential as a political influencer in this country.
The situation in Zimbabwe – where over 4 million people are facing starvation – is the result of natural and human-made factors.
The land programme in Zimbabwe led to a collapse of significant parts of commercial agriculture, the effects of which are still felt to this day.
If the authorities try to persecute non-payers – while doing nothing about non-payment for electricity in Soweto – they could have even more of a revolt on their hands.
Undoubtedly our cellular networks have been milking us – but let’s beware we don’t kill the goose that lays the golden tax eggs (and jobs) in the name of populism.
For society to function at its optimal possible level, we all have to look out for each other.
Despite the widespread campaigns about HIV and safe sex, there were, nevertheless, still 240,000 new infections here last year.
Five journalists were told their accreditation had been revoked, before CSA appeared to come to its senses.
It looks like there will be serious attempts to sell off SAA and merge it with a cash-flush and more efficient airline.
Just when you thought that the cesspit of corruption, incompetence and politics which is Eskom could produce nothing more which could shock you, it does.