ARTICLES RELATING TO MANDI SMALLHORNE

SA vs Cuba: Compare and contrast

2016-12-05 14:56

Cuba’s successes are surely worth a long, hard look, with the aim of emulating them if possible, writes Mandi Smallhorne.

Metrorail's poor service scuppers jobs

2016-11-21 05:00

The money wasted on Prasa's unsuitable trains could have been used to beef up service to vulnerable people who need to keep their jobs, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Overconsumption, not overpopulation, is killing the planet

2016-11-07 05:00

It’s over-consumption and the demands of the better-off consumer that drive want, waste, pollution and harm to our precious water, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Children of inequality equals future imperfect

2016-10-24 05:00

Along with failures of political leadership and will, a failure of compassion with ordinary people is crucial to South Africa’s failures, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Don’t spend to be healthy

2016-10-10 05:00

Even if you eat healthily, exercise and meditate, you are still not safe from the rogue cell, the slip of the foot or the maniac driver, says Mandi Smallhorne.

OPINION | You can’t eat dust

2016-09-26 06:41

South Africans should insist on products that create a demand for agricultural methods aimed at saving our soil and ensuring food security, says Mandi Smallhorne.

One-upmanship disguised as entrepreneurship

2016-09-19 05:00

Entrepreneur’s Day should be about kids learning valuable skills for life, not a nightmare of expense and competitiveness for parents, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Sugar tax will be a sweet move

2016-09-05 06:42

We should remove tax from something good for us and pile it on the bad because it represents a cost we will all wind up paying, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Dirt poor

2016-08-22 05:15

Unless we change attitudes towards managing soil, conserving water and cleaning up air, we’ll all be in trouble no matter who governs, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Votes for all - except those who work in retail

2016-08-08 06:36

South Africa does not have a real democracy if a significant chunk of the vote is not being exercised by people in retail, says Mandi Smallhorne.

 

Give the poor R200 a month each

2016-11-28 05:00

A basic monthly grant of R200 to every South African, taxed back from the middle class and rich, can put money into the hands of jobless people, says Mandi Smallhorne.

A crying need for water-sensitive urban design

2016-11-14 05:00

Instead of rejoicing in the rain, we should be doing what we can to learn how to prevent floods and harness every precious drop of water, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Doing customers - and business - a disservice

2016-10-31 05:00

Self-evident, undeniable poor quality that has inconvenienced customers is merely compounded by inflexible, arcane procedures, fumes Mandi Smallhorne.

Act for justice, South Africans!

2016-10-17 05:00

Hunger, thirst, joblessness and a corrupt government, fighting only to defend its own selfish ends, add up to a very dangerous mix, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Hlaudi weather shows SA's leadership crisis

2016-10-03 05:00

SA's upper ranks demonstrate the totally unstatesmanlike choice of people in a comfort zone who are never called to account, says Mandi Smallhorne.

One-upmanship disguised as entrepreneurship

2016-09-19 05:00

Entrepreneur’s Day should be about kids learning valuable skills for life, not a nightmare of expense and competitiveness for parents, says Mandi Smallhorne.

State's energy plans must be shared

2016-09-12 05:00

Whether government goes for coal, renewables, nuclear or a cocktail of energy sources, citizens need to be a part of what's going on, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Something dodgy about nuclear sites

2016-08-29 07:58

Is it sneaky or simply slack that the public has not been given the required 21 days to comment on the proposed nuclear site at Thyspunt, asks Mandi Smallhorne.

Women's month shame

2016-08-15 06:00

Women's month should be about empowering women, writes Mandi Smallhorne amid a shocking report of police callousness towards one woman's potentially fatal ordeal.

Never mind what your party says, what does it do?

2016-08-01 07:20

Never mind what your party says, what does it do, especially about food security, water scarcity, sanitation and women, asks Mandi Smallhorne.

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