NOSING ABOUT THE ARTS WORLD

Arts and Culture have been allotted their new masters: what is to be said of them?

IN THE JUNGLE THE LION FEEDS

Being invited to do business with the ANC is a bit like living in the jungle and receiving a dinner invitation from Lion. A misunderstanding could be fatal.

THAT DIRTY SLIMEBALL (that's what his friends call him)

Could the most hated broker in the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, Sidney Frankel, be about to enter the Court of St James as South African Ambassador after all those years of swindling and political brinkmanship?

NOSE NOTES

Inauguration insensitivities: prizes go to / Airforce for sale: only smokers need apply / Forex frolics: raids in the UK / Liberty Life: what price Liberty?

FUGITIVES FROM INJUSTICE

Julian Askin and Bob Aldworth are both described in South Africa as "fugitives from justice". Both believe they inadvertently stumbled into a scheme of fraud aimed at plundering the public purse; a scheme which is so vast, shameless and pervasive that they fear they are unlikely to get a fair hearing if they return to South Africa to face their accusers. There are many reasons to believe they may be right.

SANTA KRIEGLER'S LITTLE HELPERS

Isn't it just amazing how that nice Mr Justice Kriegler, who seemed to be doing such a good job before the election, and who completely bungled the election itself, is determined to brush aside his responsibilities?

DIARY OF A DON

We track the recent history of Don Vito "Roberto" Palazzolo - mafia banker and fugitive, now resident in South Africa. Palazzolo entered South Africa illegally in 1986, after absconding from a Swiss prison where he had been jailed for laundering the proceeds of the Mafia's infamous "pizza ring" heroin network in America. Not a nice-a-fella, capice?

DIARY OF A DON

We track the recent history of Don Vito "Roberto" Palazzolo - mafia banker and fugitive, now resident in South Africa. Palazzolo entered South Africa illegally in 1986, after absconding from a Swiss prison where he ...
 

NOSING ABOUT THE ARTS WORLD

Arts and Culture have been allotted their new masters: what is to be said of them? ...

IN THE JUNGLE THE LION FEEDS

Being invited to do business with the ANC is a bit like living in the jungle and receiving a dinner invitation from Lion. A misunderstanding could be fatal. ...

THAT DIRTY SLIMEBALL (that's what his friends call him)

Could the most hated broker in the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, Sidney Frankel, be about to enter the Court of St James as South African Ambassador after all those years of swindling and political brinkmanship? ...

NOSE NOTES

Inauguration insensitivities: prizes go to / Airforce for sale: only smokers need apply / Forex frolics: raids in the UK / Liberty Life: what price Liberty? ...

FUGITIVES FROM INJUSTICE

Julian Askin and Bob Aldworth are both described in South Africa as "fugitives from justice". Both believe they inadvertently stumbled into a scheme of fraud aimed at plundering the public purse; a scheme which ...

SANTA KRIEGLER'S LITTLE HELPERS

Isn't it just amazing how that nice Mr Justice Kriegler, who seemed to be doing such a good job before the election, and who completely bungled the election itself, is determined to brush aside his ...

DIARY OF A DON

We track the recent history of Don Vito "Roberto" Palazzolo - mafia banker and fugitive, now resident in South Africa. Palazzolo entered South Africa illegally in 1986, after absconding from a Swiss prison where he ...