Category: Government

Let us keep the lights on! New developments in alternative energy production in South Africa

Let us keep the lights on! New developments in alternative energy production in South Africa

Our economy may be shipwrecked but nothing on earth can stop the South Easter in its tracks. It is not for nothing that its Southern tip is known as the Cape of Storms. Eskom finally signed off (after 2 years of delays) on 27 wind and solar projects.

When you are hungry you can’t think, yet the Government didn’t feed us

When you are hungry you can’t think, yet the Government didn’t feed us

A famine broke out in Holland at the end of the Second World War. It was the coldest winter in decades. A German blockade cut off food and fuel shipments from farm towns. It is estimated that between 18 000 and 22 000 people died. I am angry, as you will see in this blog post. Just as we are fighting a war against disease on the health care services front, so we are also fighting a humanitarian crisis like we have not seen in this country before. The crisis is corruption and greed. The result is people literally dying of hunger.