Home alone 2020


The media tends to report on the bad news – the rising number of infections and the death toll.  But they have started to cover the number of people cured as well.  It is important to report on good news too. Obviously if you take the number of the dead and the number of people cured together, […]

25 years on, the quest for access to clean potable water still remains a pipe-dream


Water is the lifeblood of human existence. Justice Kate O’ Regan, penning for the Constitutional Court in Mazibuko and Others v City of Johannesburg and Others 2010 (4) SA 1 (CC) emphatically stated that without water, we will all die. This is indeed a truism because, without water, nothing organic grows. The very existence of […]

Where is the African Union standby force?


The African Union is failing to protect the people of Mali, Burkina Faso and the Central African Republic (CAR) from the so-called “Jihadist” terrorists who are moving around and killing them at will. Recently, 30 Malian soldiers were slaughtered by terrorists in and around the area of Tankrit in the north of the country. In […]


Trends 2020: Coaching in the age of 4IR

The international coaching market is growing, largely as a result of business and political leaders looking to improve their own prospects and – more...


Iran & Palestine face double whammy: Sanctions & Covid 19

While the world is on tenterhooks as it confronts the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, Iran is among the countries hardest hit.  Although the...


Work in the time of Corona

As South Africans face the reality of a 21-day lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus, working from home has become the “new normal”...