Today In Fact, 27 July

Today In Fact, 27 July

Australia Fraudster Day Johann Friedrich Hohenberger was just 22 when he started working as contractor…

Today In Fact, 26 July

Today In Fact, 26 July

Ferdinand Tönnies was born today in 1855. A deep and interesting thinker, while reading Hobbes,…

Bird on a Wire

Bird on a Wire

Sometimes I feel like a bird perching on a barbed wire fence in a strong…

Passing the SME buck

Passing the SME buck

South Africans seem almost schizophrenic about the value of small business for economic growth. On…

Today In Fact, 22 July

Today In Fact, 22 July

In 1996 I managed the Streetwise branch in Pretoria. We worked intensively with streetchildren. Here…

Limits to Suburbia

Limits to Suburbia

South African living conditions are improving so fundamentally and fast that we might think this…

Today In Fact, 14 July

Today In Fact, 14 July

Bastille day. That moment of characteristic Gallic madness where about 1,000 of the citizens of…

Today In Fact, 13 July

Today In Fact, 13 July

Today is the last day of Naadam, the annual Mongolian traditional festival in which participants…

Today in fact, 10 July

Today in fact, 10 July

Two successful cartoonists and possibly the most profound construction worker on earth share a birthday…

Today in fact, 9 July

Today in fact, 9 July

Today two confederate armies fought and ended battles in which they were by far the…