A call to positive masculinity


Google the term “masculine traits” and what pops up is “strength, courage, independence, leadership, and assertiveness”. Try “feminine traits” and you get “gentleness, empathy, humility, and sensitivity”. Apparently, according to Wikipedia, men are defined by front-footed strength and women are essentially soft. Now in truth, all the traits listed are potentially great qualities when combined (for […]

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, […]

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” overnight – and if properly managed, it can be just as productive as being in the office. South African companies now join millions of businesses across the globe forced to “learn […]


Repurposing of testing facilities vital in response to the Covid-19

While the total number of Covid-19 tests conducted is slowly approaching the 2 million mark in South Africa with confirmed cases nearing 200 000,...


Putting profit before people, an analysis of the DA’s approach to...

When the President 1st declared a national lockdown, he had the support of all the sectors of society including all the main opposition parties....


Navigating Covid-19 and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

In South Korea, a grey “smart” speaker more resembling a candle than any technology at first glance, is paying close attention to the search...