June 30, 2016
Proof of controversial South African media boss and businessman Dr Iqbal Survé’s widely trumpeted background is hard to find. In particular, there seems to be no available evidence of his major claim to fame: that he was the physician to, and personal friend of, Nelson Mandela.
June 25, 2016
There is nothing new about the ANC imposing candidates and leaders against the wishes of the majority of members. A long history of this practice extends into the exile years. But t2here are differences between the past and the eruptions in Tshwane over the past week.
June 24, 2016
Around the world, essential public services are under pressure as local, state and national governments seek to cut costs. But such services should surely never be driven by the profit motive? So who is to blame and what should we do?
June 20, 2016
The sole priority for fire fighters and EMS is the preservation and safety of life and property. Profit, with its cost cutting requirements should never come into it. That, in essence, is what the recent Canadian strike was all about.