25 June 2022 — Established military wisdom has it that an invading army needs to outnumber defenders by a 3:1 ratio.
18 June 2022 — I have said it before and I will say it again – Thabo Mbeki was the best president in the world at the time of his sacking.
(It's at this point in the conversation that most people huffily declare: "How can you say he was the best in the world?!!!" My response is simply, "Tell...
3 June 2022 — One of the questions we should always ask ourselves is "what if we get what we want?"
Let me give you some examples.
Many people wanted Donald Trump impeached as US president.
20 May 2022 — Yesterday, in response to rising inflation, the South African Reserve Bank raised interest rates by 50 basis points.
16 May 2022 — We can all understand “loss of generating capacity’. Units go out of service, the grid gets overloaded, etc. etc.
But why would “loss of generating capacity” kick in only between 17h00-22h00 every day and be perfectly functioning for the other 19 hours? Especially as by 17h00,...
23 April 2022 — For decades, Russia has been selling natural gas to countries in Europe.
Initially, those countries would pay Russia in their own currencies (Example: Germany using Deutschmarks).
In the modern era, those payments have been made in Euros.
This year, after Russia began its “...