Questions to Siemens

Following the October noseweek report on how bribery and corruption became entrenched business practice at Siemens, one of the world’s biggest industrial companies (and a multi-billion rand contract ...

Island of shifting sands

Island of shifting sands

Architect Abdulghani came up with 'a wonderful deal' with the free trade zone authority, through a business partner related to the chief executive. The mysterious Egyptian demands billions to build his desert dream.

Into the valley of stench

Into the valley of stench

An Addo orange farmer is creating a mammoth stink in the neighbourhood with putrefying chicken bits.

Devil in the detail

Devil in the detail

The thief in your pocket (see nose118) is still there. Huge money is at stake, and cell content providers that piggyback on the networks are creaming it – not least by playing fast and loose with the official code of conduct regulating provision of such services.

What's in a name?

What's in a name?

The Appeal Court has had to deal with a lot of intellectual property (IP) of late. On 30 September the court handed down a judgment in an area considered by some to be the graveyard of IP – company name objections

Vuyo's leap in the dark

Vuyo's leap in the dark

A grade 10 pupil lost his right leg after jumping from a first floor parapet to escape a bullying teacher. Has there been a formal enquiry? No. Has the teacher been disciplined? No, he's been promoted to deputy principal.

The ethical face of SAbanking

The ethical face of SAbanking

Cathy's R4,800 loan will cost her R41,780

How to engineer your own private professional body

How to engineer your own private professional body

The internet makes everyone and their dog a publisher. Liberating, yes; but the net provides a very broad canvas on which to scribble one’s stories – and to set traps for the unwary. In case of the society for professional engineers, one would have to be drunk and unwary to miss the clues that something is not quite right.

Country Life: Burning Anger

Oh Oh Oh. That old saying “When chickens come home to roost” is sure being enacted horribly in our land of the rising sun, Mpumalanga.

The aid malaise

The aid malaise

Gerald Shaw reviews Dead Aid:Why aid is not working and how there is another way for Africa by Dambisa Moyo (Allen Lane)and The Trouble with Africa:Why foreign aid isn't working by Robert Calderisi (Yale University Press)

Who's on Tannenbaum's ponzi laundry list?

Who's on Tannenbaum's ponzi laundry list?

Forensic investigations into the cash flow through the ponzi scheme for millionaires conducted by Barry Tannenbaum and various of his agents, such as Dean Rees and Darryl Leigh, have been coming to a head in ...
 
Island of shifting sands

Island of shifting sands

Architect Abdulghani came up with 'a wonderful deal' with the free trade zone authority, through a business partner related to the chief executive. The mysterious Egyptian demands billions to build his desert dream. ...

Into the valley of stench

Into the valley of stench

An Addo orange farmer is creating a mammoth stink in the neighbourhood with putrefying chicken bits. ...

Devil in the detail

Devil in the detail

The thief in your pocket (see nose118) is still there. Huge money is at stake, and cell content providers that piggyback on the networks are creaming it – not least by playing fast and loose ...

What's in a name?

What's in a name?

The Appeal Court has had to deal with a lot of intellectual property (IP) of late. On 30 September the court handed down a judgment in an area considered by some to be the graveyard ...

Vuyo's leap in the dark

Vuyo's leap in the dark

A grade 10 pupil lost his right leg after jumping from a first floor parapet to escape a bullying teacher. Has there been a formal enquiry? No. Has the teacher been disciplined? No, he's been ...

The ethical face of SAbanking

The ethical face of SAbanking

Cathy's R4,800 loan will cost her R41,780 ...

How to engineer your own private professional body

How to engineer your own private professional body

The internet makes everyone and their dog a publisher. Liberating, yes; but the net provides a very broad canvas on which to scribble one’s stories – and to set traps for the unwary. In case ...

The aid malaise

The aid malaise

Gerald Shaw reviews Dead Aid:Why aid is not working and how there is another way for Africa by Dambisa Moyo (Allen Lane)and The Trouble with Africa:Why foreign aid isn't working by Robert Calderisi (Yale University ...