Safety

Safe Overtaking and Road Safety

Introduction and treat to Road Safety The seemingly simple manoeuvre of overtaking/ passing other vehicles accounts for a high rate of fatalities on South African roads. Passing stationary vehicles is a rather simple movement and does not present too many problems for most drivers. Overtaking moving vehicles is a different matter and requires skill, experience […]

Health

Medicate for profit

HIV was identified in the 1980s, we are currently in 2018, which means 3 decades later – no cure has been found. Either we have dumb scientists or there is something fishy going on here. We have phones that can bend around our arms and detect our heartbeats yet an old dilapidated virus from the […]

Politics

Haibo! No more tjo-tjo?!

Thankfully, not one, not two but three concurrent commissions of enquiry offer a glimmer of hope to restoring South Africa’s credibility…and hopefully invest-ability. The bad news is that we probably won’t be able to catch the wave.  The depraved corruption being exposed at these commissions and hopefully to be swiftly addressed by our new damsel […]

Lifestyle

Barefoot Wedding

A true celebration of life has no knowledge of race, gender, status or wealth. Cultural heritage is honoured as much as unequivocal love. And when love is honoured above all else, there is purity – captured in these images by Little Things Photography at Jan and Stephanie’s Barefoot Wedding.  By Tammy Mccarter Photography by Tammy […]

General

Decks driven by divas

DJ Biskit – radio and club DJ – is dedicated to the craft and determined to make a name for herself. Abandoning the security of a corporate career to follow her passion, Lerato Maepa plunged into her new career nearly ten years ago. In a congested, male-dominated industry, DJ Biskit loves what she does, and […]

Politics

Billionairs battleground

The ongoing damning testimony of former Bosasa CEO Angelo Agrizzi in the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, has pitted the Watson family against the Guptas, in a contest of state capture kingpins. Agrizzi has painted an extensive network of bribes and corruption emanating from the Watsons and not linked to the Gupta family. […]

General

How to lose your car

(A cautionary tale) This is a sad tale of ‘service’, or its antithesis, and a timeous warning to all who own a motor vehicle, especially if that vehicle might attract the attention of others because of its excellent condition. It begins with a trip to Durban from Nelspruit (Mbombela) when, due to the serious illness […]