RETHINKING AIDS

AIDS in the West is not spreading. At the same time there is an epidemic of other sexually transmitted diseases so the failure of AIDS to spread cannot be ascribed to safe sex. In fact studies show that AIDS is not transmitted through heterosexual activity. There are other possible causes for what has become known as AIDS. All this compels a re-examination of the original science.

WWF: CAN'T SEE THE FOREST FOR THE GREED

We interrupt our series on the history of the WWF to discuss one instance where the organisations dubious priorities have caused disaster, this time in the forest of Costa Rica.

FINANCE WEEK: TITLE BOUT LOOMS

High profile financial journalists David Gleason and Nigel Bruce are used to dispensing advice and criticism about business. Together they took a fortune in capital, and ran the, previously feisty, SA business magazine Finance Week into the grit. Shortly before the magazine goes belly-up its title and subscription list are sold to Naspers for R10 million. But none of the proceeds goes to cover Finance Week's huge debts. Where did they go? And why?

ABSA: NO MORE GREY SHOES

More damned lies from Absa.

ASKIN vs ABSA

The show's not over.

AN UNCLE IN THE BUSINESS

Nepotism in government.

THIEVES AT LAW

Mark Hess - a former employee of Athlone Law firm H Mohamed and Co - blows the whistle on a long-standing scheme to rip-off illiterate and helpless victims of road accidents. Once Hess got wind of the scheme he quietly gathered evidence. Then he approached noseweek because of an article we had previously done on a single instance of road accident fund shenanigans by the law firm. noseweek in turn approached the Cape High Court for an Anton Piller order that would allow seizure of the documents from Mohamed's premises. Those documents are today the basis of a class action suit to reclaim the stolen money for its intended recipients. Read about the courageous actions of Hess, and of the attorneys, advocates and judges that led to the dramatic seizure.

OFFSHORE MURDER MYSTERY - part 2

In Part 1 of our story we described the circumstances that led to the murder of English accountant Simon Law, and deeply implicated SA businessman and fraudster David Jenkins. Part 2 of our ongoing series.

THE RESERVE BANK RUSHES IN

Nico Alant - a Reserve Bank investigator - has all the evidence about a crooked offshore scheme, approved by the Reserve Bank and condoned by highly-placed officials, that led to murder. For his efforts in trying to expose the Reserve Bank's role in the scheme, Nico Alant was hounded out of his job. Now the Reserve Bank is rushing officials court to try to silence Alant again.

THE RESERVE BANK RUSHES IN

Nico Alant - a Reserve Bank investigator - has all the evidence about a crooked offshore scheme, approved by the Reserve Bank and condoned by highly-placed officials, that led to murder. For his efforts in ...
 

RETHINKING AIDS

AIDS in the West is not spreading. At the same time there is an epidemic of other sexually transmitted diseases so the failure of AIDS to spread cannot be ascribed to safe sex. In fact ...

WWF: CAN'T SEE THE FOREST FOR THE GREED

We interrupt our series on the history of the WWF to discuss one instance where the organisations dubious priorities have caused disaster, this time in the forest of Costa Rica. ...

FINANCE WEEK: TITLE BOUT LOOMS

High profile financial journalists David Gleason and Nigel Bruce are used to dispensing advice and criticism about business. Together they took a fortune in capital, and ran the, previously feisty, SA business magazine Finance Week ...

ABSA: NO MORE GREY SHOES

More damned lies from Absa. ...

ASKIN vs ABSA

The show's not over. ...

AN UNCLE IN THE BUSINESS

Nepotism in government. ...

THIEVES AT LAW

Mark Hess - a former employee of Athlone Law firm H Mohamed and Co - blows the whistle on a long-standing scheme to rip-off illiterate and helpless victims of road accidents. Once Hess got wind ...

OFFSHORE MURDER MYSTERY - part 2

In Part 1 of our story we described the circumstances that led to the murder of English accountant Simon Law, and deeply implicated SA businessman and fraudster David Jenkins. Part 2 of our ongoing series. ...

THE RESERVE BANK RUSHES IN

Nico Alant - a Reserve Bank investigator - has all the evidence about a crooked offshore scheme, approved by the Reserve Bank and condoned by highly-placed officials, that led to murder. For his efforts in ...