1. From Magersfontein to Westminster

    My Dad was a history teacher and a blue blooded Brit. Up to his dying day he would stand to attention if he just heard the band strike up with ‘God save the Queen.’


  2. From Magersfontein to Westminster: no winners, only losers.

    My Dad was a history teacher and a blue blooded Brit. Up to his dying day he would stand to attention if he just heard the band strike up with ‘God save the Queen.’


  3. Foot soldiers and boards

    I have started 2017 with hope because of the calibre of people in South Africa who, at the end of last year (and at great personal and professional risk), stood up and shared what is wrong with our public broadcaster, the SABC.


  4. Is it tragedy or is it hope? Death of 94 patients has elevated mental health issues

    In Sesotho there is a saying, lefu la hae la mphidisa, meaning I become alive through his/her death.


  5. #FeesMustFall; Some shocking numbers

    Every day I am stunned by how little we actually know about the #FeesMustFall crisis.


  6. MBA and PDEM 2017

    “The challenge and opportunity for all economies and businesses today is to determine ever more clearly and practically how ‘the Four Es’ – Economy, Equity, Ethics, Ecology – can be holistically integrated in management and all business decisions.


  7. Happy Birthday Mervyn King SC

    One of the advantages of not having an office and a cappuccino machine in Johannesburg is that I have a reasonable excuse to drop in on professional colleagues for a chat. And that can be worth a great deal.


  8. Reasons for Hope

    I am surprised that more was not made of ‘Reasons for Hope’, a national opinion survey published in March this year by the South African Institute of Race Relations (IRR) that looked at public attitudes to race relations, jobs and other key issues in 2015.


  9. SA should study how Australia exports degrees

    I wonder what Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe thinks about late at night.


  10. A New Basis From Which To Think And Act

    There are so many angry and hurt people in South Africa right now for a whole variety of reasons. There are also huge levels of stress in the country, being played out on the streets, in parliament and on our university campuses.


  11. #feesmustfall : The video

    #feesmustfall has so may aspects to it. Like ‘show us the money.’


  12. #feesmustfall:Sugar and Learning

    By the third term of any academic year many students have a problem.  The consequences of diet choices are not just about clothes that don’t fit anymore.


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