Opinions

Eskom Opinion

Eskom Opinion

Eskom supports economic growth     As we conclude Heritage Month (September), we should remind ourselves of just how special South Africa is as a country that is rich in cultural diversity. With our progressive constitution and so much political and socio-economic advancement in the last 24 years, we have come a long way. We […]

Marwala Opinion

Marwala Opinion

By: Prof Tshilidzi Marwala Recently I received a speech-recognition-system-based search device (“Google Assistant”) created by the company Google. This device is able to hear and execute verbal instructions using artificial intelligence. Artificial intelligence learns from past data about the problems it is trying to solve. For example, one can verbally give this device a verbal instruction […]

COMMENT

COMMENT No doubt, social ills such as drugs and gun totting youths tormenting our society are on the rise and becoming the story our lives. Society at large now lives in trepidation of junkies and trigger happy youth who have made it a profession tomug, rob and kill innocent people. These super morons are equipped […]

Minister Aaron

Minister Aaron

A minister in good standing Andile  Zingitwa We are in an epoch where the political centre stage is characterised by the demagogue of lunacy wherein there is a competition for headlines for all the wrong reasons. Most government officials are from time to time caught up in the backlog of unsuccessfully trying to correct their […]

Spindoctor 1

Spindoctor 1

PUNCHLINE Government spin doctors are just cheque collectors Nie Cele In any modern day society, It is a norm that any public figure speaks to the media at large via a spokesperson. This person handles all matters relating to publicity. English dictionary describes them as Spin doctors. Their job description is to publicize favorable interpretations […]

My take

My take

      My Take Rival politics can obliterate individuals but not a collective Andile Zingitwa Any man who is wearing his spectacles of gumption would have known as early as last week Monday that the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma was highly unlikely to succeed. This analysis emanates from the resolution […]

MY Outlook

MY Outlook

My Outlook Are we there yet Mr President? BhekiNakana   Nelson Mandela day has come and gone, South Africans across the country from all walks of life young and old reveled and venerated the spirit of the late President Mandela. In November 2009, the UN General Assembly declared 18 July as Nelson Mandela International Day, […]

Eskom

Eskom

Eskom goes beyond business as usual Andile  Zingitwa The initiative that Eskom took in a country wide roadshow to educate the society about the correct and safe use of electricity could not have come at a right time. This is in the wake of reported incidents of fatalities and severe injuries emanating from electrocution due […]

My Take

My Take

A minister in good standing Andile  Zingitwa We are in an epoch where the political centre stage is characterised by the demagogue of lunacy wherein there is a competition for headlines for all the wrong reasons. Most government officials are from time to time caught up in the backlog of unsuccessfully trying to correct their […]

My Take

My Take

A closer look on the implications of technical recession   Andile  Zingitwa Technical recession is in simpler terms defined as a downgrade to the country’s investment ratings in two successive quaters. Taking into cognisance that in the last quater of 2016 [September-December], South Africa experienced an investment rating of 0.3% contraction, therefore, the 0.7% Tuesday’s […]