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General Khalifa Hafter: The lesser of the two evils in the Libyan conflict


 

Since the assassination of Colonel Muammer Gaddafi in 2011, Libya has never known any peace. The country immediately plunged into chaos with different State terrorists, militias, both tribal and fundamentalists like the CIA/Mossad created ISIS and al-Qaeda acting with impunity and destabilizing the country. Gaddafi had ensured that peace prevailed amongst the different Libyan tribes […]

An integration decision of note


 

At the heart of South Africa’s water woes lies our continued inability to utilize the water we already have innovatively, effectively, efficiently and with the right levels of efficacy. This is not in any way discounting the vagaries of Climate Change and the increased frequency of extreme weather events. The extended El Nino cycles, including […]

Togo is heading for disaster


 

Togo’s long-time ruler Faure Gnassingbe, who has run the country with an iron-fist for 15 years, retained his grip on power, when he won the most obviously one-sided municipal elections last week. Only 53 percent of people turned out to vote. Early results give Gnassingbe’s ruling Union for the Republic (UNIR) 895 of the 1490 […]

INNOVATION

Being a digital nomad is a way of life

Have multiple mobile devices, will travel -- and earn a living. Being a digital nomad is fast becoming a way of life and work for many people,...

EDUCATION

What the “prisoner’s dilemma” tells us about climate change

The prisoner’s dilemma is a well-known framework in game theory, which is the study of how and why people cooperate or compete with each other. According to...

ECONOMICS

Tourism in South Africa can be better

I read with great interest the opinion piece by Busani Ngcaweni in the Business Day of 9 July 2019.  In it, Ngcaweni quite rightly recognises tourism as a key...