China is Africa’s biggest trading partner. But the relationship goes deeper than money. Asia has an important lesson for Africa, and that is how to improve your economy while retaining your cultural dignity and identity.read more
Angus Douglas is one of Johannesburg’s leading corporate writers. He specialises in taking complex, industry-specific text – be it economics, finance, banking or engineering – and making it accessible to a broader audience.
He has worked with the country’s major organisations, and written speeches for notable captains of industry.
Clients include: FNB, McKinsey, Eskom, the Department of Energy, Standard Bank, Sasol.
This talk is mainly about the life and writings of Jan Smuts. But I also bring in Herman Charles Bosman and Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr. Bosman is the joker in the pack: an artist, a shape-shifter. He’s addicted to beauty; he worships at the altar of theread more
When Santa asked me to do something for this Festival I felt as Bosman did when Leon Feldberg asked him to contribute to the 10th anniversary of the SA Jewish Times; I felt honoured.read more
Bosman’s books are filled with tales of wanton drunken revelry, dagga smoking, sexual orgies, fraud and murder…and that’s just the editor’s notes about the author. Mynhardt and Bosman formed South Africa’s greatest theatricalread more