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Sasol cringes before the green imperialists

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The break-up of the SASOL AGM last week by green activists demonstrates three things: that big corporations such as Sasol are cringing political cowards; that

A R12 million victim with kinky hair

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The latest chapter in the decline and fall of UCT is called Dr Rosina Mamokgethi Phakeng. This strange and unpleasant woman is a psychological phenomenon.

The ANC’s sordid record on international human rights

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This week, Dr Naledi Pandor, Minister of International Relations and Co-operation, continued South Africa’s shameful tradition in international human rights. She showed, once again, that

Humans are worse than animals

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During the murderous 7 October attack by Hamas terrorists on Israeli citizens, including women and children, I heard commentators, struggling for words to condemn the

We ignore the deadliest pollution

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Six-hundred-and-eighty people might die from the air pollution from Kusile coal power station while it runs for a year or more without its anti-pollution equipment.

All you need is hate 

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“Gas the Jews!” I think this chant will remain clearly in my mind for the rest of my life when other details of the horrible

Cecil John Rhodes would have loved the new education bill

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Cecil John Rhodes would have loved the ANC’s Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill (BELA), 2022. Rhodes was the most arrogant and ambitious of all the

Oppenheimer, Putin, and the South African bomb

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After watching the film Oppenheimer last week, I could not help brooding about the atomic bomb then and now. What would have happened if the

The Cape of Storms, and climate change

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No less than 828mm of rain fell on East London in a few days. Twelve people were killed in the floods. Many houses were destroyed.

The technological marvel on my wrist

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On my left wrist is a technological wonder and an economic oddity. It is spectacular proof that you can have very rapid development while enormously