THE STORY OF FADIME SAHINDAL

Anna Eriksson writes about a horrifying incident that illustrates the difficulty in integrating Muslim and European values, a topical issue worldwide.

IF THE UNISA CAP FITS...

Barney Pityana has landed with his broad backside in the butter at Unisa. The farcical process by which he was "elected" vice-chancellor was par for the course for the opportunistic and unprincipled Pityana. He may at least have had the grace to guffaw as he was capped, but really, for the proud institution of Unisa, it's no laughing matter.

THE DISPOSABLE PEOPLE

Bushmen lived a virtually unchanged hunter-gatherer lifestyle in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve for almost 30 000 years. Botswana government policy has always been to let them be. But diamonds are big business in Botswana, and now that De Beers has been sniffing around, the Botswana government thinks it's a good idea to forcibly remove the Bushmen from the Reserve (for their own good of course).

WHY PEOPLE AT E DON’T FEEL FREE

How long will funder Hosken continue to tolerate the fiasco at eTV? In the past two years there have been no less than 19 CCMA cases brought against management at the TV station. Quality is down - way down - and the station is losing money fast. And it’s all to do with the confrontational and unsophisticated management so much on display after the insightful look at eTV in our last issue.

ABE SWERSKY ... THE FALL

If you’ve got a divorce problem - and money - go to Abe Swersky. That’s been the line for fifty years. Many were surprised when Abe saw fit to do a shady deal with Jurgen Harksen. At least one divorcée, however, was not among them. Abe had already stolen her multi-million-rand divorce settlement.

SMASH-‘N-GRAB AT INVESTEC

Investec has somehow managed to cultivate the image of being less dodgy than the run-of-the-mill South African financial institution. But - as our story about Justin Lewis and his encounter with the reality at Investec shows - the bank was ready to cook the books to engineer the liquidation of his company.

SMASH-‘N-GRAB AT INVESTEC

Investec has somehow managed to cultivate the image of being less dodgy than the run-of-the-mill South African financial institution. But - as our story about Justin Lewis and his encounter with the reality at ...
 

THE STORY OF FADIME SAHINDAL

Anna Eriksson writes about a horrifying incident that illustrates the difficulty in integrating Muslim and European values, a topical issue worldwide. ...

IF THE UNISA CAP FITS...

Barney Pityana has landed with his broad backside in the butter at Unisa. The farcical process by which he was "elected" vice-chancellor was par for the course for the opportunistic and unprincipled Pityana. He may ...

THE DISPOSABLE PEOPLE

Bushmen lived a virtually unchanged hunter-gatherer lifestyle in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve for almost 30 000 years. Botswana government policy has always been to let them be. But diamonds are big business in Botswana, ...

WHY PEOPLE AT E DON’T FEEL FREE

How long will funder Hosken continue to tolerate the fiasco at eTV? In the past two years there have been no less than 19 CCMA cases brought against management at the TV station. Quality is ...

ABE SWERSKY ... THE FALL

If you’ve got a divorce problem - and money - go to Abe Swersky. That’s been the line for fifty years. Many were surprised when Abe saw fit to do a shady deal with Jurgen ...

SMASH-‘N-GRAB AT INVESTEC

Investec has somehow managed to cultivate the image of being less dodgy than the run-of-the-mill South African financial institution. But - as our story about Justin Lewis and his encounter with the reality at ...