Politics strains the budget

We had a budget speech delivered yesterday. South Africa’s Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni, stood up and delivered a budget that is supposedly all about the country’s recovery from the pandemic, promoting business and reducing unemployment. This whole thing has kind of stuck in my throat.

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Are the super spreaders coming?

I made a prediction earlier this year, much earlier, that we would all be out of masks in South Africa by December. It is fast starting to appear that I am wrong.

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Just a small step for some

This year, 2020, has thrown most of us a curve ball. There are very few unaffected by the situation which has played out globally. Whether you believe the pandemic is real or not is immaterial, even the most ardent unbeliever has still felt the effects.

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