Setting aside the Gupta fiasco in South Africa, details may soon emerge of the extent that South Africa is now a Russian client-state if investigations into the Russian nuclear deal ever emerge.
One of the main problems with South Africa is that we expect our politicians to pull us out of the mess that they have greedily pushed us into. Instead, more ordinary people must get involved and help raise up those who are less capable of helping themselves, agreed speakers at an event called LikeMind recently.
In the first of a series of events co-hosted by John Vlismas and Henley Business School Africa, dubbed Likemind, speakers were asked to comment on five topics: What is needed in SA right now; the questions one should ask oneself; where solutions should be sought; skills to be prioritised; and what lies down the SA road.
Thethani interviews Jon Foster-Pedley Dean of Henley Business School about a public dialogue held in Johannesburg.
Lord Peter Hain, who took part in an event and panel discussion hosted by Henley Africa, speaking on Channel Africa about the university fees crisis in SA and the UK.
Interview with Peter Hain, former British MP. He played a role in the anti-apartheid movement.