The Fastest Fibre Wins The Day – and Jeremy Clarkson

To the swift go the spoils, runs the old saying, and nowhere is that more true than with regard to the speed of your internet connection. My eye was caught this week by two announcements that emphasise the truth of this assertion. The first was by Telkom, in its...

Media Training 101 for Zuma, Brown & Co.

Media Training’s No.1 Rule It’s the oldest and most golden rule in the media training handbook: if you can’t do the time, don’t do the crime. Yes, just like other parts of business and life, you need to face reality: if you don’t want to find yourself on the front...

Media Training 101 for Zuma, Brown & Co.

Media Training’s No.1 Rule It’s the oldest and most golden rule in the media training handbook: if you can’t do the time, don’t do the crime. Yes, just like other parts of business and life, you need to face reality: if you don’t want to find yourself on the front...

America: Trumped by the Leader You Deserve

Dear America, So all of a sudden the racist and bigoted billionaire Donald Trump has jumped into a commanding lead over all the other millionaire and billionaire Republican presidential wannabe’s? Yet you’re surprised? Why? For at least the last 20 years, you’ve had...

Iran, Here I Come!

  It’s time for this victim of propaganda to go and see for himself.   My career as a journalist was just starting when the Iranian Revolution took place in 1979. One of the major stories that immediately flowed from this was the US hostage crisis. Some 52 diplomats...