South Africans are not Xenophobic


The term xenophobia itself is problematic when trying to explain and express how South Africans conduct themselves when reacting and responding to circumstances they face on a day to day basic. In simple terms, xenophobia is a fear or hatred of foreigners, to substantiate my stance on the use of this term in African or […]

The Demise of Democracy in Turkey


Erdogan came to power in 2003 as a moderate and modernising Muslim leader in the region, with a large support base at home where he was largely considered the flower of democracy. How far he has fallen from that pedestal seventeen years later both at home – where even stalwarts of his own party the […]

Somalia is steadily emerging from its ashes


Somalia conducted parliamentary elections in December 2016, which in turn elected on February 8, 2017, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo as the new President of the Federal Republic of Somalia. The record of the previous government under President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, which ruled from 2012 till 2016, was rather disappointing. I was recently invited by the […]


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...


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...


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...