J’something’s new restaurant — like the SACP — could use a bit of consistency.
The star on the SACP emblem, like the swastika, belongs to the past. I am amazed that people still admire one kind of extremism, such as communism, but find another, Nazism, abhorrent.
Both have been proven not to work.
When the Zuptas have gone, a lot of parasites will be looking for work. But their crimes will be remembered, because the Internet never forgets.
They’ve forgotten that fact. But, you know, they can all go to hell.
They’re not worried about the millions who have lived through hell because of their greed. These millions were never given what they were promised for their votes.
There’s a growing school of thought that says the biggest risk to SA is the continued presence of Bathabile Dlamini anywhere near political authority.
How is it possible that someone who committed fraud — and admitted to it — is given another government position? So we now reward those with criminal records? A prerequisite for a government post should be a clean record. How did Dlamini obtain security clearance?
Then again, when the highest post in the land seems to be held by a criminal, perhaps all sorts of policies are waived?
Cyril Ramaphosa talks about how to fix SA’S economy.
This is the same person who recently said that “the boers want to take over again”. That’s not very presidential — or truthful.
A lack of engineers is putting infrastructure and service delivery at risk in several municipalities.
Employment equity requires us to hire candidates who are suitably qualified. That is the first criterion. The second is that of race. One must not forget that if a candidate is found who is suitably qualified but is not the equity group sought by the employer, the employer should hire him or her regardless of whether the second criterion is fulfilled.
Unexpected justice for one man who took on banking giant Nedcor and won.
I know of more such cases. The banks do not advertise the [repossession] auctions well, and usually the buyer at the auction has already contacted somebody at the bank, so the bank knows a huge profit awaits it on a property that is almost fully paid. You go to court and the bank loses, then it wants you to pay costs for litigation.
Such banks should be named and shamed. Ask the debt counsellors — certain banks really make it difficult to organise debt counselling when they see a chance to hijack a property.
SA is waking up to the threats and opportunities presented by rapid technological change. But it still has to learn that robots aren’t necessarily the enemy; they can sometimes be our friends.
Considering government does not want to step in and address the annual strikes and out-of-control entry-level labour cost increases, the only way companies will survive is to automate and get rid of the people striking their way out of jobs.
How is it that 100% of Gupta-owned Shiva was worth R270m one minute, but a few years later R250m bought the Industrial Development Corp (IDC) a tiny 3.5% of Oakbay?
The IDC deserves it! It turns down many genuine entrepreneurs with good business plans, then funds seemingly corrupt companies.
The IDC bought into it with full knowledge. The only people hoodwinked were the public and taxpayers whose money the IDC uses.
It’s the same as most of — if not the entire — ANC cabal.
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