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The future of our cities


 

In Singapore, there are automated meter readers and drones to detect infectious diseases, autonomous cars, assistive robots in healthcare; and one can travel with ease through the city’s train and bus system with contactless payments. In fact, Singapore has a Digital Government Blueprint, which outlines how the government will better deliver public services through the […]

Busting corruption starts with ordinary folk


 

One of the many things that was often a cause of intrigue living among the Chinese people was their ability to follow instruction. Frequently this was a cause of conflict between locals and foreigners especially. In the mind of the foreigner, the Chinese person was simply unreasonable for not allowing space to manoeuvre and compromise.  […]

Cruel and heartless action by City of Cape Town


 

It must take a certain level of cruelty to evict people from their shelters on a cold Cape winter’s morning. Surely, even Lady Justice, blind as she may be, would advocate some show of mercy.  The cruel City of Cape Town decided on a wet June winter’s morning to evict and destroy the shelters of […]

INNOVATION

Is 2020 the year Africa takes charge of its destiny?

Does 2020 mark the year Africa steps into its stride and takes charge of its destiny in the 21st century? While we’re still dealing with...

EDUCATION

South Africa has a good alcohol policy – it just needs...

Since early 2020, South Africa and other countries confronting the Covid-19 pandemic have imposed extraordinary controls over the sale and consumption of alcohol. In...

ECONOMICS

South Africa has a good alcohol policy – it just needs...

Since early 2020, South Africa and other countries confronting the Covid-19 pandemic have imposed extraordinary controls over the sale and consumption of alcohol. In...