Today’s big read underlines exactly what I mean when I say that the ANC does not understand quite what it means that it is the ruling party.
Watching the coverage for the ANCYL leadership’s disciplinary hearing – I feel kind of sickened.
The Apartheid Tax is, like a lot of the words of holy men, a bad idea. Read More…
Chapter ten and I am relieved to say there are only five more to go, because this one infuriates me. I am off until Tuesday next week – so I will get to the later ones then.
Leaving aside this chapter casting dark assertions about the evils of big pharma – there isn’t really much else to it apart from talking about the cost of treating the virus.
On Thursday evening I read my poetry out loud before a group of people for the first time since high school.
In the last few decades we have gone from a situation where communication was hard, to one where we in South Africa have two sub-oceanic cables connecting us to the rest of the world.
The recent spat between South Africa and Zimbabwe highlights something interesting about state control of the media: It can cost you diplomatic friends.
Personally I have never really been comfortable with the tripartite alliance.
The new measures to finally, after decades of people moaning, do something about South Africa’s high bank charges leave me a little dubious.