NOSING ABOUT THE ARTS WORLD

The new SA Arts Board has many Chiefs, one Indian, and that fellow from Nedbank.

UK CLASSIC MEETS SA CLASSIC (and nearly dies)

Philippe le Roux, OBE, former NUSAS vice-president and SA political detainee, took over the famous Norton Motorcycle company with the help of some of his SA connections. In fact, it appears that while Le Roux was on the Norton board he was taking orders from Murray and Roberts in Johannesburg. Now Norton is on its last legs, and Le Roux’s reportedly somewhere in Bulgaria – on the lam from the British Serious Fraud Office.

HOW NORM TRIED TO SEND R1,8M TO POOR ROSEMARY IN TEXAS

It’s no great surprise that Norman Benjamin wanted to send some cash to his daughter, Rosemary, in Texas. What is surprising – since it involved illegal currency smuggling – is that he was able to enlist the services of Cape Town’s largest firm of attorneys Sonnenberg, Hoffman & Galombik, and Webber Wentzel, Anglo American’s attorneys in Jo’burg, to help him do it.

NOSING INTO POLITICS

As an example of superficial research and thinking, the report by the Howard Commission on Gambling in South Africa takes some beating. Justice Howard seems to have missed the main point of charity, that it is not a business but a way for the rich to give to the poor / Justice Margo muscles in on a case featuring a company of which he is the chairman.
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FACIAL FUR (AND OTHER WORRYING FEATURES) I’ve always argued, perhaps wistfully, that looks, age and appearance don’t count. A more realistic approach would have been that such things shouldn’t c ...

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NOSING ABOUT THE ARTS WORLD

The new SA Arts Board has many Chiefs, one Indian, and that fellow from Nedbank. ...

UK CLASSIC MEETS SA CLASSIC (and nearly dies)

Philippe le Roux, OBE, former NUSAS vice-president and SA political detainee, took over the famous Norton Motorcycle company with the help of some of his SA connections. In fact, it appears that while Le Roux ...

HOW NORM TRIED TO SEND R1,8M TO POOR ROSEMARY IN TEXAS

It’s no great surprise that Norman Benjamin wanted to send some cash to his daughter, Rosemary, in Texas. What is surprising – since it involved illegal currency smuggling – is that he was able to ...

NOSING INTO POLITICS

As an example of superficial research and thinking, the report by the Howard Commission on Gambling in South Africa takes some beating. Justice Howard seems to have missed the main point of charity, that ...

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Pigging out in Cape Town

Is there anything in the rumour that the Cape Times is to fold its Saturday Supplement, Top of the Times? A sad affair if that is the case. The supplement (“All the Weekend’s Best Reads”) has, ...

Nose on screen

FACIAL FUR (AND OTHER WORRYING FEATURES) I’ve always argued, perhaps wistfully, that looks, age and appearance don’t count. A more realistic approach would have been that such things shouldn’t count. But, of course they do. Smartly ...