No free lunches (or listings)

No free lunches (or listings)

Beware directory publishers bearing apparent gifts


DA sits on Gordon's Bay cemetery report

DA sits on Gordon's Bay cemetery report

Are there indications of 'financial generosity' on the part of developers?


Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost

What seemed like a dream holiday house development in Mozambique has turned into a nightmare.

An estimated R10m in purchasers' money deposited in the trust funds has been spirited away.

 

Update: Noorjehan Abbass

Noseweek has previously described the story of Cape attorneys, Fairbridges, and the serial thief they long employed in their trust department, Noorjehan Abbass, as unbelievable.

The Kebble Art Auction - There's gold in them thar oils

The Kebble Art Auction - There's gold in them thar oils

Brett Kebble, alert to self-enrichment opportunities, may have gutted the JCI art collection treasures and replaced them with low-value works.


Out damned mine!

Out damned mine!

An entire community on the Cape West Coast has united to fight plans for an open mine which would destroy their rural way of life.

An Agriculture official said the mining apllication was a shambles.

Mielies and megalomania

Mielies and megalomania

Seed companies, like banks, are willing to take insane risks in the pursuit of market domination. Monsanto admits that some maize fields have suffered 50% losses.


Where there's a will, there's a way

Where there's a will, there's a way

Armed with an administration of estates diploma from Unisa, Sue-Ann Lazerson is rejoining battle to retrieve money from her late husband's estate.

 

Can Zuma pull it off?

Can Zuma pull it off?

Gerald Shaw reviews two recent books about the state of the nation, and our prospects, on the eve of Msholozi's presidency.

Two rather different books just  published illuminate the recent South African past and suggest possible outcomes

 

BARRY TANNENBAUM TAKES S.A. MILLIONAIRES FOR A R2 BILLION PONZI IN THE PARK

BARRY TANNENBAUM TAKES S.A. MILLIONAIRES FOR A R2 BILLION PONZI IN THE PARK

On Friday last week Johannesburg businessman Christopher Leppan brought an urgent application before the Johnnesburg high court to have Barry Deon Tannenbaum, until recently of Rivonia, declared bankrupt.

Barry is the famously pious son of Harold Tannenbaum, mega-rich son of one of the founders of Adcock Ingram, South Africa's second-largest pharmaceutical company.


 

SA's mall shakeout

Tenants can't pay the rent and investors stand to lose their money as the commercial property market implodes. And nowhere have South African banks and investors been more reckless than with their investments in shopping ...
 
No free lunches (or listings)

No free lunches (or listings)

Beware directory publishers bearing apparent gifts ...

DA sits on Gordon's Bay cemetery report

DA sits on Gordon's Bay cemetery report

Are there indications of 'financial generosity' on the part of developers? ...

Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost

What seemed like a dream holiday house development in Mozambique has turned into a nightmare. An estimated R10m in purchasers' money deposited in the trust funds has been spirited away.   ...

The Kebble Art Auction - There's gold in them thar oils

The Kebble Art Auction - There's gold in them thar oils

Brett Kebble, alert to self-enrichment opportunities, may have gutted the JCI art collection treasures and replaced them with low-value works. ...

Out damned mine!

Out damned mine!

An entire community on the Cape West Coast has united to fight plans for an open mine which would destroy their rural way of life. An Agriculture official said the mining apllication was a shambles. ...

Mielies and megalomania

Mielies and megalomania

Seed companies, like banks, are willing to take insane risks in the pursuit of market domination. Monsanto admits that some maize fields have suffered 50% losses. ...

Where there's a will, there's a way

Where there's a will, there's a way

Armed with an administration of estates diploma from Unisa, Sue-Ann Lazerson is rejoining battle to retrieve money from her late husband's estate.   ...

Can Zuma pull it off?

Can Zuma pull it off?

Gerald Shaw reviews two recent books about the state of the nation, and our prospects, on the eve of Msholozi's presidency. Two rather different books just  published illuminate the recent South African past and suggest ...