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Criminals are running amok in SA


 

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the latest crime statistics show that the situation in South Africa is “quite bad.” Speaking in Johannesburg at the weekend, Ramaphosa said: “We cannot be a lawless country. We cannot be a country where lawlessness just happens, just willy nilly, where anybody just does what they like.” The President is spot on! […]

The violence that may be our worst enemy


 

Let there be no doubt at all that South Africans are among the most violent people in the world. In every form of violence, we have among the most shocking statistics in the world, whether it is about murders, rapes, domestic violence, labour strikes, township protests or student unrest. In this regard we are in […]

The social development crisis in the Western Cape


 

The plight of the homeless in our communities was recently highlighted when ridiculous fines were meted out against them for sleeping on side walks and in public areas. These people are often invisible to the majority of us. According to statistics from the Street People’s Forum, there are almost 8000 homeless people living in the […]

INNOVATION

Use new technology to address the water crises in SA

Cape Town experienced water shortages in September 2018; the City was forced to introduce measures which would force the residents to use certain litres...

EDUCATION

It’s about time we have an honest conversation about Virgil Abloh….

Let me be clear of my personal opinion from the outset, I am not a fan of Virgil Abloh’s work. Okay that was a...

ECONOMICS

The agriculture sector enters into a technical recession

South African economy avoided technical recession by bouncing back by more than expected in the second quarter of 2019, recovering all the ground lost...