Time bomb

Time bomb

“The guaranteed shelf life for shells and pyrotechnics is 10 years and for small arms ammunition 20 years but 90% of the SANDF ammunition is however older than 20 years.” – 2004 report of the portfolio committee of defence about the 23,000 tonnes of ammunition stored at 97 Ammunition Depot outside De Aar.

Nothing much has changed at 97 Ammunition Depot since 2004. The ammunition is past its sell-by date and could blow up at any time.

Kwasizabantu and News24

Kwasizabantu and News24

Was it a rape ridden cult or simply a rape by the media?

Did News24 editor-in-chief Adriaan Basson go on a mission of his own?

 

SA cashes in on Yemen civil war

SA cashes in on Yemen civil war

The world's biggest humanitarian disaster is proving lucrative

 

Life savings lost to crypto fraud?

Life savings lost to crypto fraud?

Said to have been executed by a KZN fraudster on the laptop of an unwitting West Coast estate agent.

In June 2015 Sport co-ordinator Petrofski Williams and his wife Denelle decided to invest their life savings in purchasing a house in Langebaan Country Estate that had been introduced to them by the local Seeff estate agent, Marelize Huysamen.

An ultimate caesura

An ultimate caesura

In memoriam: Poet, cartoonist, pharmacist Gus Ferguson
(1940–2020)

So close and yet so far

So close and yet so far

Who would have thought that power outages on the East Rand would bring the community so much closer to each other during lockdown? And that, amongst the chaos and confusion, order would erupt? Certainly not me that day I joined the queue to pay my final notice fee.

UPDATE:Fishrot whistleblower tells all

UPDATE:Fishrot whistleblower tells all

A Namibian lawyer who has been in hiding in South Africa since the beginning of last year, is set to be a state witness in the fraud and corruption case that has shaken Namibia’s fishing industry since 2019

A troll by any other name

A troll by any other name

UCT Prof Lesley Green continues her investigation of the Facebook trolls set up to defend the DA-led City of Cape Town’s policies related to water supply and sewage disposal, and deflect criticism of its obvious mismanagement of those vital services.

Should you take Ivermectin for Covid?

Should you take Ivermectin for Covid?

Probably, but maybe not.

Israeli mini-trial and analysis of available evidence finds Ivermectin appears to work, but…

Texas feeze-up: How the Bush family turned off the lights

Texas feeze-up: How the Bush family turned off the lights


 
Last month an arctic storm swept south into Texas. The state’s entire unprotected electricity system froze to a standstill, leaving citizens without light, heating, sanitation and water for four days.

What happened was entirely predictable,” power distribution expert attorney Beth Emory said of the Texas blackouts.

The Dark Psychology of Social Networks

The Dark Psychology of Social Networks

Why it feels like everything is going haywire, thanks to Facebook and Twitter

DEFAMATION SUIT BROUGHT BY ENS ATTORNEY LEONARD KATZ

DEFAMATION SUIT BROUGHT BY ENS ATTORNEY LEONARD KATZ

NOSEWEEK AND EDITOR ORDERED TO PAY R330 000 DAMAGES PLUS COSTS IN DEFAMATION SUIT BROUGHT BY ENS ATTORNEY LEONARD KATZ Editor Martin Welz and publisher Chaucer Publications (Pty) Ltd intend lodging ...

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Joburg's latest celebrity crook

Joburg's latest celebrity crook

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Time bomb

Time bomb

“The guaranteed shelf life for shells and pyrotechnics is 10 years and for small arms ammunition 20 years but 90% of the SANDF ammunition is however older than 20 years.” – 2004 report ...

Kwasizabantu and News24

Kwasizabantu and News24

Was it a rape ridden cult or simply a rape by the media? Did News24 editor-in-chief Adriaan Basson go on a mission of his own?   ...

SA cashes in on Yemen civil war

SA cashes in on Yemen civil war

The world's biggest humanitarian disaster is proving lucrative   ...

Life savings lost to crypto fraud?

Life savings lost to crypto fraud?

Said to have been executed by a KZN fraudster on the laptop of an unwitting West Coast estate agent. In June 2015 Sport co-ordinator Petrofski Williams and his wife Denelle decided to invest their life ...

An ultimate caesura

An ultimate caesura

In memoriam: Poet, cartoonist, pharmacist Gus Ferguson (1940–2020) ...

So close and yet so far

So close and yet so far

Who would have thought that power outages on the East Rand would bring the community so much closer to each other during lockdown? And that, amongst the chaos and confusion, order would erupt? ...

UPDATE:Fishrot whistleblower tells all

UPDATE:Fishrot whistleblower tells all

A Namibian lawyer who has been in hiding in South Africa since the beginning of last year, is set to be a state witness in the fraud and corruption case that has shaken ...

A troll by any other name

A troll by any other name

UCT Prof Lesley Green continues her investigation of the Facebook trolls set up to defend the DA-led City of Cape Town’s policies related to water supply and sewage disposal, and deflect criticism of ...

Should you take Ivermectin for Covid?

Should you take Ivermectin for Covid?

Probably, but maybe not. Israeli mini-trial and analysis of available evidence finds Ivermectin appears to work, but… ...

Texas feeze-up: How the Bush family turned off the lights

Texas feeze-up: How the Bush family turned off the lights

 Last month an arctic storm swept south into Texas. The state’s entire unprotected electricity system froze to a standstill, leaving citizens without light, heating, sanitation and water for four days. What happened was entirely ...

The Dark Psychology of Social Networks

The Dark Psychology of Social Networks

Why it feels like everything is going haywire, thanks to Facebook and Twitter ...

DEFAMATION SUIT BROUGHT BY ENS ATTORNEY LEONARD KATZ

DEFAMATION SUIT BROUGHT BY ENS ATTORNEY LEONARD KATZ

NOSEWEEK AND EDITOR ORDERED TO PAY R330 000 DAMAGES PLUS COSTS IN DEFAMATION SUIT BROUGHT BY ENS ATTORNEY LEONARD KATZ Editor Martin Welz and publisher Chaucer Publications (Pty) Ltd intend lodging an application for leave to appeal to ...