• FEAR NOT AND DON’T PANIC WE HAVE OVERCOME BEFORE AND WE WILL AGAIN

    South Africa and the world have been confronted with the Coronavirus – now declared by W.H.O. as a pandemic – and it is changing the way we think about life, as it has already severely affected several countries around the world. Economies globally are being affected negatively, in particular the

  • Need for Ethical Leaders

    WE HAVE CRISIS OF LEADERSHIP GLOBALLY Comment by Ray McCauley Former President Thabo Mbeki, when speaking at the special official funeral of amaXhosa King Zwelonke Sigcawu that took place in the Eastern Cape last Friday said that South Africa is in need of strategic thought leadership to accelerate the progress

  • Crises in SOE’s : We all lose.

    GROUNDING SAA BY MANAGEMENT AND THE STRIKE BY UNIONS HAS THE POTENTIAL TO COLLAPSE THE AIRLINE AND THERE WILL BE NO WINNERS Comment by Ray McCauley We are almost at the end of the year and this might be an opportune moment for self-reflection at a national level. Much has

  • Are we in a mess or what?

    ENOUGH IS ENOUGH SAY SOUTH AFRICANS – THE RAPE AND BRUTALITY AGAINST WOMEN AND CHILDREN HAS GONE BEYOND CRISIS POINT WE NEED TO ACT NOW Comment by: Ray McCauley 10 September 2019 – Last week we witnessed horrific attacks against women, children and foreign nationals. This behaviour cannot be justified

  • THE WIDENING GAP BETWEEN THE HAVES AND THE HAVE-NOTS

    THE WIDENING GAP BETWEEN THE HAVES AND THE HAVE-NOTS, THE RICH AND THE POOR IS A THREAT TO OUR DEMOCRACY Comment by: Ray McCauley Today, almost half of all South Africans are living below the poverty line, surviving on just over R500 a month — an improvement from 1993, where

  • LATEST AUDITOR GENERAL REPORT ON OUR MUNICIPALITIES MAKES A DEPRESSING READ

    Comment by :Pastor Ray McCauley ( 30 June 2019 ) The one good thing emerging from the Auditor General’s report on municipalities is the independence of the office of the Auditor General. As citizens, we rely on the Auditor General to provide us with assurances that government activities are carried