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David Le Page

David Le Page

    Get out of dirty fossil fuel
    Get out of dirty fossil fuel
    The fossil fuel industry, including the world's producers of oil, gas and coal, must be put out of business by 2050 to avoid dangerous climate change...
    SA must build economic democracy
    SA must build economic democracy
    Twenty years after this country chose to end relentless violence and injustice by introducing political democracy, our right-wing government is...
    Hidden costs in 'free' Internet service
    Hidden costs in 'free' Internet service
    The free Absa.co.za Internet service announced this week may be the first of many, if the plans of its United Kingdom-based partner Affinity...
    Was Eve really a Sheila?
    Was Eve really a Sheila?
    Were the first Australians related to the rest of humanity, or a breed apart? This is the question raised this week by Dr Alan Thorne, of the...
    Reading Alan Greenspan's mind
    Reading Alan Greenspan's mind
    Rather like a large and menacing asteroid, an imminent United States recession has emerged in the collective consciousness, looming in the space of...
    Child loses eye to fireworks
    Child loses eye to fireworks
    Dr Sue Williams began the new year by removing a six-year-old's eye that had been irreparably damaged by a firecracker explosion.
    Gauteng's newest citadel of sin
    Gauteng's newest citadel of sin
    In Depression-era gangster films, amid clouds of smoke from tommy guns, the Feds occasionally managed to bust up great lorryloads of illicit...
    MTN 'had right to charge VAT'
    MTN 'had right to charge VAT'
    The South African Revenue Service (Sars) this week confirmed that cellphone giant MTN erred by not seeking customer consent to being charged VAT on...
    Cellphone giant's R20m rip-off
    Cellphone giant's R20m rip-off
    M-Tel, the MTN-owned cellular service provider, has systematically overcharged consumers, bounced insurance claims for cellphones because of...