Monthly Archives: September 2015

Has Fear gripped the Europeans?

Weeks have passed and the tide has turned, the hearts have returned to the state of apathy as the media has just revealed that there could be Islamic Terrorists among the refugees seeking to form a beachhead and in doing so fear has gripped the Europeans.

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Politics in South Africa today is devoid of political content.

Driving from the international airport, I was struck by the sheer wretchedness of Cape Flats: the series of black townships, comprising mostly shacks with corrugated steel roofs, that stretch from the highway almost to the horizon. Few people — tourists or locals — want to talk about the Cape Flats. But there is no better starting point for a discussion

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