Category Archives: South Africa

Who put the S in BRICS?


My flight from the Atlantic city of Cape Town to the Indian Ocean coast took all of two hours and at the end of my taxi ride from the airport I found myself at my hotel, right next to the largest shopping mall in … Continue reading

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Raining meteorites in Namibia


I mentioned in my previous post how different South Africa is to the rest of the continent but I must amend this and say that ‘Southern Africa’ is unlike the rest of the continent. South Africa’s neighbours Namibia and Botswana … Continue reading

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Life in the Rainbow Nation


On December 5th last year Nelson Mandela passed away at the grand old age of 95. During my early years in the 1980s his name was one of only a handful of ‘world famous’ people I remember being aware of, … Continue reading

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