Absa Bank, Johannesburg

Lebedev Takes On the West

A recent article in The Spectator about Alexander Lebedev makes interesting reading; almos...

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Robert Mugabe in his Robert Mugabe jacket

No Continent for Young Men

The death last Friday of Robert Mugabe, the big man of Zimbabwe from 1980 to 2017, is a re...

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The Villains Who Care

I’ve said it before, but I think I can confidently state that I belong to one of the mos...


The Elephant in the Room

The African elephant issue is an extremely complex and divisive one, drawing attention fro...


Robert Mugabe

Whites Have No Place in Africa

On 11 December the South African Constitutional Court delivered a scathing judgment agains...


How Donald Trump Can Save Africa

It's been almost sixty years since Ghana became independent from Britain. The world celebr...


Yoweri Museveni

God, Gaga, and John Kerry on the Dark Continent

The West used to send Bible-waving missionaries to Africa to try and pry open the natives"...

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Oscar Pistorius

Perfectly Able to Kill

Double amputee Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has been charged with murdering his girlfr...


Bloodbath in the Rainbow Nation

Police opened fire on a surging mob of angry mine workers on August 16th at South Africa's...


Nelson Mandela

A Great South African & A Horrible South Africa

The great South African Ernie Els recently won the British Open golf tournament in epic st...


The Hardest Problem in Social Science

The Hardest Problem in Social Science

British comedienne Catherine Tate did a very funny sketch with Daniel Craig, the latest Ja...