Whilst I am sitting in my office contemplating the negativity of the annual strike season, I listen to the news of the administrative arm of the police force going on strike.  This is clearly setting the tone for the next few weeks.  Yesterday morning President Jacob Zuma once again called for faster economic growth and a stable mining sector.  He said that organised labour, business and government must help to stabilise the sector.  President Zuma [...]

2017-03-09T08:19:19+00:00 May 31st, 2013|


We South Africans are very strange.  We are desperately trying to encourage people to open up new businesses and to employ people.  We all know that the only way in which we are going to create five million new jobs is to open up a million new small businesses.  We should be creating the environment to ensure that entrepreneurs are encouraged to go into business for their own account to invest their monies in these [...]

2014-11-26T09:26:25+00:00 May 1st, 2013|