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Action against Guptas long overdue


 

The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation welcomes the action instituted by the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) and Eskom against the Guptas and several former officials at Eskom. On Monday, the power utility announced that together with the SIU, it had issued a summons at the North Gauteng High Court to recover some R3.8 billion. The summons relates […]

Standing against corruption and WMC


 

Firstly, before I can continue about the prevalence of corruption in South Africa, it is crucial to explain this crimes resurgence. It is also important to note that corruption did not only show its ugly head now because of Covid-19, but it is something that has been in existence for a much more extended period. […]

Absence of accountability SA’s original sin


 

Latin classes were once part of a former life. A favourite Latin phrase of mine remains: post hoc ergo propter hoc. Translated as “after this, therefore because of this”, it is a fallacy in logic.  A good example of the usage of this fallacy, would be the argument by Russel Pollitt (“Rogues still rule the roost”, The […]

INNOVATION

South African edu-tech trailblazer Phemelo Segoe shares her insights

This Women’s Month we speak to digital education pioneer, Phemelo Segoe, the operations manager of Tuta-Me, who is helping to enable thousands of high...

EDUCATION

Online versus contact learning amidst Covid-19

As the reality of the novel coronavirus started to hit home, one could not help but notice that some of the reaction to the...

ECONOMICS

Brand SA refutes allegations of corruption

Brand South Africa is aware of allegations muted by the former CEO, Dr Kingsley Makhubela, against Brand South Africa, through an article on the...