Provincial EFF shows no regard for valid processes of governance – Cape Argus – 24 July

Chaos is not an alternative The Argus headline clarified everything. “Land invaders run amok”. An orgy of violence erupted across the city as land grabbers and invaders ran amok, setting infrastructure such as a school, clinic, community halls, cars and trucks on fire...

“What about the rights of ratepayers” – Cape Argus

Ratepayers must be respected The constant invasion of land is a serious problem. While our history of dispossession is contentious it cannot be a catalyst for chaos. What is unfolding in many urban areas is absurd. For economic growth and a future where job creation...

The true meaning of a “responsible citizen” – Cape Argus – 21 July

We have a problem Before I am accused of forcing my values on others, it is vital to explain “the responsible citizen”. “The responsible citizen” has knowledge about their role in their community their nation and world. “The responsible citizen” participates in...

Let’s all try to make life easier for others. – Cape Argus – 15 July

Who are the real heroes of humanity? When Jesus, the son of Mary and the Messiah of the Creator left this realm he left behind no wealth. When Muhammed the son of Amina and a messenger of the Creator died he had little of material value. Though he governed a nation...

Better the evil you know- or not? – Cape Argus – 8 July

War with China is pending Reports on CNN, BBC, RT and Al Jazeera are becoming bizarre. A recent report on Al Jazeera by Australian journalist John Pilger suggests that USA and allies are preparing for a war with China. The USA has monitored China’s economic and...

“Putin and Trump have learnt nothing from history” – Cape Argus – 6 July

Politics of destiny The political shenanigans amongst the Republicans and the Democrats in the USA is bizarre. I am a critic of Pres. Donald Trump as I consider him to be a deceiver who has limited respect. Ironically, the Democrats in the USA are possibly worse. At...

As mete out harsh penalty for graft – Cape Argus – 30 June

Words of wisdom Ali Ibn Abi Talib was the son-in-law of Muhammad the prophet. He ruled as the fourth caliph from 656 to 661. He was assassinated in 661, by a fanatic while praying in the Great Mosque of Kufa. One of his sayings includes “Aim to live in this world...

Racist cruel abuse has to be stopped – Cape Argus

Do Black lives matter? The chaos in the USA and Britain etc. regarding the historic and ongoing racism requires comment.  It is evident that racial oppression has and will continue cross the world. Some hate others for their skin colour, culture and religion etc. For...

Tribute to a doctor who had deep understanding of the human condition – Argus – 22nd June

Life is precious, so we must value each other On Tuesday morning at about 4:30am I received a message from Amin Jakoet informing me that his beloved brother Dr. Fuad Jakoet can passed on after a short illness. Dr. Fuad Jakoet was not an ordinary man. He was an...

Why we will pay more for electricity – Argus – 29 May

Why we will pay more for electricity The recent fight amid NERSA and ESKOM is a waste of time and money paid for by the taxpayer. Both groups are sheltered-employ for “the politically connected”. Study the organogram of both organization and links can be drawn between...