August 16, 2017 Sam Valk 1Comment

The President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, has survived his fourth Vote of No Confidence. On Wednesday, August 9th, the South African Parliament voted for the fourth time in a motion of no confidence against the president, Jacob Zuma. The vote was declared a “secret ballot,” the first of its…

August 8, 2017 Sam Valk

It turns out government is fairly awful at running a business. It was announced today that the state owned South African Airways was essentially bankrupt. The enterprise, wholly owned by the South African government, is hemorrhaging money, according to a cash flow statement released to South African MP’s. Without a…