Nelson Mandela

Come what May, there is a finer model for our future

When the economy is spluttering at 1% growth it is time to put on the hair shirt, not to go on a drinking binge

Visionary leadership is much commented on these days precisely because of its absence. It has almost disappeared from public life and politics, here and everywhere.

When you think of Winston Churchill or even […]

There would be king-size hell to pay if Zille did a Zwelithini

Jerry Brown, enjoys many distinctions in political life. He is both the oldest (at 80) Governor of California and, 44 years ago, was also one of the youngest incumbents (aged then 36). The gap between his last stint which ended in 1983 and his current tenure which concludes at year end, allowed him to contemplate […]

By |July 18th, 2018|Cyril Ramaphosa, Helen Zille, Nelson Mandela|0 Comments

No need to rehash property battles and endanger hard-won settlement

There are enough tools to carry out land reform without pulling bricks from of the finely balanced Constitution

Apart from hurling abuse at cheating Australian cricketers, one of SA’s most popular pastimes, politically, is looking through the rear-view mirror. Every anniversary, birth and death, from the great and the good to the great and the bad […]