South Africa’s massive ‘contracts for friends’ problem
Here’s a little factoid for automotive buffs or just to dazzle your friends. The four Goldberg brothers, Lowell, Norman, Hiram, and Max, invented and developed the first automobile air-conditioner. On July 17, 1946, the temperature in Detroit was 97 degrees. The four brothers walked into old man Henry Ford’s office and sweet-talked his secretary into […]
I know this is a misleading title, but I thought it was ironic that the ANC lead post-apartheid South Africa is now more consistently topping the no 1 worst charts more and more regularly. Perhaps if Zuma had got educated he would understand the difference. Oh wait I forgot, he’s doing fine living Nkandla Style.
SAA, SABC, SAPO Government Spending/Corruption/Transparency It’s ‘our’ government but we know next to nothing of what it get’s up to?! http://mybroadband.co.za/news/government/99298-how-your-tax-money-is-wasted.html http://mybroadband.co.za/news/telecoms/103297-its-official-south-africans-pay-too-much-for-telecoms-services.html Government as Parasite Make their own money through providing services, not us pay and then you possibly provide a service Eskom Wage http://businesstech.co.za/news/government/56271/eskom-wage-bill-shock/ http://businesstech.co.za/news/general/66548/half-a-million-rand-for-every-eskom-employee/ Courts of corruption and disorder http://news.acts.co.za/blog/2014/04/are-crime-syndicates-operating-out-of-our-courts Internet Lag https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fNp37zFn9Q […]
What is needed for democracy to not only exist but thrive? Is what we call currently democracy real, or are have we just been magnificently conned?