WHY THE RURAL POOR NEED LAND

Professor Ben Cousins responds to our previous article on the land issue and argues that land distribution is the best hope for SA's rural poor, providing its implementation is radically redesigned.

CARAT AND STICK

De Beers is fighting a PR war against activists campaigning for the rights of Bushmen in Botswana.

THE PAIR OF US

In the first of a series about meaningful relationships,Sampie Terreblanche, emeritus professor at Stellenbosch University's economics department and his daughter Christelle Terreblanche, political correspondent at Independent Newspapers, talk about each other and their close relationship

FIRSTRAND'S ILL WIND HITS GALE FORCE

Attorneys Deneys Reitz - acting for FirstRand - is said to have taken the unusual, and highly questionable, step of removing a court file from the registrar's records "because of the substantial damage the bank would suffer were the file's contents to become public". What might it be that they are so keen to hide – and what are the implications for those of the bank’s South African clients who received FirstRand’s “special services”.

SAB'S FOUL BREW

How South African Breweries stitched up their distributors (take a bow PriceWaterhouseCoopers).

ARMS DEAL ON COLLISION COURSE

The government's arms procurement cover-up is in a tailspin. Now the plan seems to be to drag out the enquiries till it's too late to cancel the disastrous deals.

What's a combat suite?

(AND WHY SHOULD WE CARE?)

Assume an enemy missile is fired at one of SA's new corvette patrol ships. The corvette's first line of defence will be its missile detection radar that picks up the incoming missile and instructs the tracking radar to continue tracking it. As the missile approaches, the tracking radar guides the ship's own missiles and guns to lock onto the enemy missile. All of this is constantly being adjusted for the pitch and roll of the sea by another bit of programming.

What's a combat suite?

(AND WHY SHOULD WE CARE?) Assume an enemy missile is fired at one of SA's new corvette patrol ships. The corvette's first line of defence will be its missile detection radar that picks up the incoming missile and ...
 

WHY THE RURAL POOR NEED LAND

Professor Ben Cousins responds to our previous article on the land issue and argues that land distribution is the best hope for SA's rural poor, providing its implementation is radically redesigned. ...

CARAT AND STICK

De Beers is fighting a PR war against activists campaigning for the rights of Bushmen in Botswana. ...

THE PAIR OF US

In the first of a series about meaningful relationships,Sampie Terreblanche, emeritus professor at Stellenbosch University's economics department and his daughter Christelle Terreblanche, political correspondent at Independent Newspapers, talk about each other and their close relationship ...

FIRSTRAND'S ILL WIND HITS GALE FORCE

Attorneys Deneys Reitz - acting for FirstRand - is said to have taken the unusual, and highly questionable, step of removing a court file from the registrar's records "because of the substantial damage the bank ...

SAB'S FOUL BREW

How South African Breweries stitched up their distributors (take a bow PriceWaterhouseCoopers). ...

ARMS DEAL ON COLLISION COURSE

The government's arms procurement cover-up is in a tailspin. Now the plan seems to be to drag out the enquiries till it's too late to cancel the disastrous deals. ...

What's a combat suite?

(AND WHY SHOULD WE CARE?) Assume an enemy missile is fired at one of SA's new corvette patrol ships. The corvette's first line of defence will be its missile detection radar that picks up the incoming missile and ...