Listen to Martin Welz comment on J Arthur Brown's sentence

Listen to Martin Welz comment on J Arthur Brown's sentence

Martin Welz comments on J Arthur Brown's sentence. Here is the live broadcast taken from CapeTalk Radio this morning Thursday 16 May 2013.

Noseweek at Franschhoek Literary Festival

Noseweek at Franschhoek Literary Festival

Join us at the Franschhoek Literary Festival on Saturday 18 May. Noseweek will present three riveting sessions, each with different top-level speakers introducing major news stories every South African ought to know about – but probably doesn't. Seating is limited, so book now to avoid disappointment. For details call Maud on 021 686 0570 or click here to download the programme pdf.

Wisedale responds

Wisedale responds

Sean Wisedale politely offered Noseweek a limited admission of, and explanation for, the allegations made in nose162. he also posted comments on Noseweek's facebook wall. “I’m a red-headed South African with Irish blood… I get angry and I wailed from the rooftop after a few boolies."

Requiem for an enigma

Requiem for an enigma

Dirk Johannes Coetzee

15 April 1945 - 6 March 2013

High Noon at E Cape saloon

High Noon at E Cape saloon

Gavin Foster tells us how a smooth-tongued stranger in a black hat, Pieter van Wyk,  strides into town, talks the local hotelier, Nigel Owles, out of his business and then starts turning the screws.  The locals send messengers galloping over the hills to summon the forces of law and order, but nobody answers their call because, well, somebody fired the sheriff. Sound like a typical 1960s matinée Western?

Maybe, but this is pretty much what’s happening in the Eastern Cape village of Rhodes, where the legal owner of the village’s only hotel lives in a borrowed caravan, while the man who usurped him occupies his premises, plunders his business and ignores two eviction orders.

Big Biotech stifles whistleblower

Big Biotech stifles whistleblower

The man who lifted the lid on suspect food, Dr Gilles-Eric Seralini, has been attacked by the biotechnology industry after his research pointed to harmful effects of genetically modified crops. They have strenuosly opposed the labelling of food as containing GM ingredients. They refuse independent researchers access to their seed and when scientists warn that GM foods may not be safe for human consumption they go to extreme lengths to shut them up.

One law for the well-connected

One law for the well-connected

Justice moves slowly in probing magistrate’s ‘friendship’ with John Block. It appears there's one law for the little people and another for the well-connected. A witness recalls that the Regional Court President, Khandilizwe Nqadala, said he would hear the case bacause he would not allow the ANC chief to go to jail.  

Fear and loathing in Paradise

Fear and loathing in Paradise

Behind the happy tourist facade, dysfunctional race relations disturb social life in Mauritius. According to Jean-Pierre Lenoir, Franco-Mauritians, victims of periodic 'white bashing', are going through a full-blown identity crisis.

Story and pictures by Lorraine Mallinder

Handicapped by denial

Handicapped by denial

Handicapped by denial. Has golf become religion for the wilfully blinkered rich? Head north up tree-lined Steenberg Road in Cape Town and you are faced with a startling contrast. On your right, lurking behind grim walls, squats Pollsmoor Prison. To your left, not 50 metres from the bars of cells, lies Steenberg Golf Estate, regularly named as one of the most expensive places to live on the African continent.

SABC threatens interdict to stop showing of Spear movie at FLF

On Friday afternoon the SABC threatened to interdict Sylvia Vollenhoven from showing her Project Spear movie – originally made for the SABC – as part of Noseweek's programme at the Franschhoek Literary Festival FLF tomorrow (Saturday). But the show's not over until the fat lady sings! Watch this space for further developments ...

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Winnie's ghosts will always haunt SA

Winnie's ghosts will always haunt SA

The extent of the conspiracy between apartheid police, prosecutors and the ANC leadership over the past 20 years to protect Winnie Madikizela Mandela from prosecution is extraordinary. Was the recent decision by the NPA to ...
 
Listen to Martin Welz comment on J Arthur Brown's sentence

Listen to Martin Welz comment on J Arthur Brown's sentence

Martin Welz comments on J Arthur Brown's sentence. Here is the live broadcast taken from CapeTalk Radio this morning Thursday 16 May 2013. ...

Noseweek at Franschhoek Literary Festival

Noseweek at Franschhoek Literary Festival

Join us at the Franschhoek Literary Festival on Saturday 18 May. Noseweek will present three riveting sessions, each with different top-level speakers introducing major news stories every South African ought to know about – but ...

Wisedale responds

Wisedale responds

Sean Wisedale politely offered Noseweek a limited admission of, and explanation for, the allegations made in nose162. he also posted comments on Noseweek's facebook wall. “I’m a red-headed South African with Irish blood… I get ...

Requiem for an enigma

Requiem for an enigma

Dirk Johannes Coetzee 15 April 1945 - 6 March 2013 ...

High Noon at E Cape saloon

High Noon at E Cape saloon

Gavin Foster tells us how a smooth-tongued stranger in a black hat, Pieter van Wyk,  strides into town, talks the local hotelier, Nigel Owles, out of his business and then starts turning the screws.  ...

Big Biotech stifles whistleblower

Big Biotech stifles whistleblower

The man who lifted the lid on suspect food, Dr Gilles-Eric Seralini, has been attacked by the biotechnology industry after his research pointed to harmful effects of genetically modified crops. They have strenuosly ...

One law for the well-connected

One law for the well-connected

Justice moves slowly in probing magistrate’s ‘friendship’ with John Block. It appears there's one law for the little people and another for the well-connected. A witness recalls that the Regional Court President, Khandilizwe Nqadala, said ...

Fear and loathing in Paradise

Fear and loathing in Paradise

Behind the happy tourist facade, dysfunctional race relations disturb social life in Mauritius. According to Jean-Pierre Lenoir, Franco-Mauritians, victims of periodic 'white bashing', are going through a full-blown identity crisis. Story and pictures by Lorraine Mallinder ...

Books: Turkish delight

Books: Turkish delight

Silent House by Orhan Pamuk (Faber and Faber) Gothic family tale dissects a nation’s identity crisis as it gathers sinister momentum with myriad minute effects. Just like real life. ...

Handicapped by denial

Handicapped by denial

Handicapped by denial. Has golf become religion for the wilfully blinkered rich? Head north up tree-lined Steenberg Road in Cape Town and you are faced with a startling contrast. On your right, lurking behind ...