Category: Politics


South Africa. Time to see clearly. After all – the rain has gone.

Magnus Heystek is a chop. At least, he was one last week when he wrote “Death of the Rainbow Nation“, which has rapidly burrowed its way into my facebook feed, email, and lunchtime conversation*. *Also, the time that he declared that retirement advice should come with an age restriction because anyone that’s younger than 60 […]

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South Africa Votes

Today, South Africa goes to the polls. It’s…not exactly positive. The platinum industry strike continues without an apparent end in sight. Unemployment is floating around the 34% mark – higher than anything under apartheid. Julius Malema’s Economic Freedom Fighters loom on the periphery with their scarlet berets and confused manifesto, riding what appears to be […]

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