South African Water Crises

Drought concerns have to some extent shifted from the Western Cape to the Eastern Cape, influenced by the plight of Port Elizabeth (PE) and neighbouring towns and the low level of its important Kouga Dam feeder, currently at 6.8% of capacity (15% a year ago). Fortunately, and not typically commented on, PE is not reliant… Continue reading South African Water Crises


Snippets #1

I can’t get this quote out of my head currently: “As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last and the White House will be adorned… Continue reading Snippets #1


First published 1 Dec 2015 More on SAA. In a recent newsletter I mentioned that certain people were having a Dudu while the chairperson was renegotiating leases/purchases. Then the 19 November Business Day reported SAA as saying that it was ‘implementing a policy to set aside 30% of its procurement for small and black business… Continue reading SAA#2