Max du Preez: Indecent exposures

Max du Preez: Indecent exposures

Lawyers are probably the genre of skelms most often taken on.

noseweek's exposé of the abuse of the Road Accident Fund by attorneys was one of the most important pieces of journalism in the post-1994 era.

Justin Nurse: Pretty big balls

Justin Nurse: Pretty big balls

It won't matter who is president of South Africa. We won't know what he looks like in the dark.

The only things South Africans care about are politics and sport. We hate it when politics gets in the way of sport.

Charity begins at home

Of money coming to U-Care, only 20% goes to its designated recipients.

Greed and generosity may be opposites, but U-Care, a company based in Pietermaritzburg, trades on both at once. U-Care is delighting a range of South African charities with unsolicited monthly donations, but has alarmed various fund-raisers because it’s making some people rather rich in the name of helping the poor and needy.

Updates: Sisulu University - Greasy pole dancing

You probably haven’t had sleepless nights wondering what happened to Professor Malusi Marcus Balintulo, the former interim vice chancellor of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. So, to jog your memory: the “too old” Prof Balintulo was paid a package to retire in order to make way for a new black and female vice chancellor, the glamorous Ms Tanga.

Updates: St Francis Bay - Happy Danes are here again

There is hope for the community of St Francis Bay”, says DA councillor Chimpie Cawood, explaining a recent St Francis Bay council resolution.

Cawood’s excitement was triggered by a Skype conference call linking St Francis Bay community representatives with Denmark-based Skagen Innovation Center, who presented their Pressure Equalization Module System (PEMS) as a technique for restoring the St Francis Bay beach. Apparently, the Danes answered satisfactorily all queries thrown at them.

Suzanne Vos: Polokwane? Don't pack yet

Suzanne Vos: Polokwane? Don't pack yet

The Mafia. Kaokoveld share fraud. Stolen Nazi war loot. All this and much more. 

If noseweek can survive and flourish in the New South Africa, things are not as bad as some pundits proclaim.

Rian Malan: It's trough at the top

Rian Malan: It's trough at the top

Last rites were spoken, but at the last minute, noseweek broke surface again.

In Russia the Bolshevik elite took over the aristocrats' dachas, and by the 1960s Moscow's revolutionaries were shopping for luxuries at department stores. Mr Nose seemed to sense SA was heading in a similar direction.

Patricia de Lille: Red Hot Poker at the helm

Patricia de Lille: Red Hot Poker at the helm

Along with Schabir Shaik, Tony Yengeni and Jacob Zuma, there are still fish to be fried!

It is undoubtedly the ANC that received the lion's share of the money neatly funnelled by the Arms dealers to various "causes".

How to buy the Reserve Bank

How to buy the Reserve Bank

Anyone can buy shares in South Africa's most hallowed financial institution - provided they're not Germans named Duerr.

Is the South African Reserve Bank, that worthy marble-clad institution which exists to preserve the rand from ruin, in fact run by a bunch of goons?

Updates: Student recruitment - Demoting promotions

Last year, while attempting to justify the shoddy education Media24 was peddling to poor South Africans, group executives Hein Brand and Adrian Morris protested: “...everyone is offering unaccredited qualifications.” They were right – but is that supposed to console us?!

The public was a little puzzled: how could a university operate without proper accreditation?
Updates: Bloggers - Reef madness

Updates: Bloggers - Reef madness

Now that New Zealand company ASR has lost the contract to bring sand‘n’surf back to St Francis Bay, local citizens may be amused to hear what Kiwi surfers have had to say on their website about the company once championed to fix their beach.

Updates: Fort Beaufort - Ex-sheriff beats her own panels

Updates: Fort Beaufort - Ex-sheriff beats her own panels

 

Johannes Arries, the Fort Beaufort man who lost his home under suspicious circumstances, may soon see some justice – if the case he’s filed at the Grahamstown High Court pans out.

In January, Johannes and his wife Mabel filed a civil case through Grahamstown-based attorneys Neville Borman & Botha, requesting the high court to set aside the attachment and sale of their home (nose97).

 

Going, going... gone!

Going, going... gone!

How billionaire's palatial Jozi pile was auctioned off for the price of a Bellevue bedsit. One of the country’s most opulent mansions, valued at up to R100m, has been auctioned by the sheriff of Sandton to ...
 
Max du Preez: Indecent exposures

Max du Preez: Indecent exposures

Lawyers are probably the genre of skelms most often taken on. noseweek's exposé of the abuse of the Road Accident Fund by attorneys was one of the most important pieces of journalism in the post-1994 era. ...

Justin Nurse: Pretty big balls

Justin Nurse: Pretty big balls

It won't matter who is president of South Africa. We won't know what he looks like in the dark. The only things South Africans care about are politics and sport. We hate it when politics gets ...

Suzanne Vos: Polokwane? Don't pack yet

Suzanne Vos: Polokwane? Don't pack yet

The Mafia. Kaokoveld share fraud. Stolen Nazi war loot. All this and much more.  If noseweek can survive and flourish in the New South Africa, things are not as bad as some pundits proclaim. ...

Rian Malan: It's trough at the top

Rian Malan: It's trough at the top

Last rites were spoken, but at the last minute, noseweek broke surface again. In Russia the Bolshevik elite took over the aristocrats' dachas, and by the 1960s Moscow's revolutionaries were shopping for luxuries at department stores. ...

Patricia de Lille: Red Hot Poker at the helm

Patricia de Lille: Red Hot Poker at the helm

Along with Schabir Shaik, Tony Yengeni and Jacob Zuma, there are still fish to be fried! It is undoubtedly the ANC that received the lion's share of the money neatly funnelled by the Arms dealers to ...

How to buy the Reserve Bank

How to buy the Reserve Bank

Anyone can buy shares in South Africa's most hallowed financial institution - provided they're not Germans named Duerr. Is the South African Reserve Bank, that worthy marble-clad institution which exists to preserve the rand from ruin, in ...

Updates: Bloggers - Reef madness

Updates: Bloggers - Reef madness

Now that New Zealand company ASR has lost the contract to bring sand‘n’surf back to St Francis Bay, local citizens may be amused to hear what Kiwi surfers have had to say on their website ...

Updates: Fort Beaufort - Ex-sheriff beats her own panels

Updates: Fort Beaufort - Ex-sheriff beats her own panels

  Johannes Arries, the Fort Beaufort man who lost his home under suspicious circumstances, may soon see some justice – if the case he’s filed at the Grahamstown High Court pans out. In January, Johannes and his wife Mabel ...