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It has been my observation that there are broadly four main categories of people in South Africa: new money, old money, politically connected individuals and the working class

Budget deficits don’t bother Governments much, they just keep borrowing, it’s the western way and encouraged even if you’ll be the country existing only to pay off debt with steep interest.

No doubt about it, 1976 was the turning point in our history.

For the record, President Jacob Zuma, though he does not seem to have a moral compass and the ability to tell between

It’s a cold, windy afternoon and we bow our heads graveside as a sign of respect - we listen to the pastors startling reminder that we are “dust, and unto dust we shall return”.

Let me cut to the chase today and say that, after years of observing our socio, political and economic situation, South Africans in general are too harsh with each other – whether this is a sign of a normal, growing nation, I cannot tell.

Fortuitously I found myself in Windhoek, Namibia for a few days this week.

Every generation has its own musical style, finding myself with decent WiFi this past weekend, I was able to enjoy some of the best music ever recorded.

I have a confession to make, for the past 21 years I’ve harbored a secret desire to see the ANC winning and succeeding in government.

Whether you’re in Ferguson, USA or Komatipoort, SA it’s the same thing – the rich will be livid and demand your immediate arrest (or worse) if you are found to be selling marijuana.

Some things are not as easy as they seem.


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