Ian Siebörger

Covid-19: South Africa’s fears… and some ways we can fight them

  The novel coronavirus has taken over South Africans’ lives in the past month.  At the beginning of the month, the country was still hosting major sporting events and big gatherings; now we’re in lockdown.  Some quick research into news coverage from the past month reveals what South Africans are most afraid about, but also…

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What Ramaphosa announced, and what he admitted

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address contained all the usual announcements of new government initiatives, but was marked for what he admitted about the country’s huge challenges. This comes out clearly in a look at how this tough SONA was reported on in the media. The name “Ramaphosa” was mentioned 80 times in…

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Eskom is bent

If Eskom is bent, what is it going to take to straighten it out?

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