Charmain Naidoo
Charmain Naidoo is a journalist and regular Thought Leader contributor
Joburg has lost its seat among the world’s iconic capitals
/ 14 February 2023

Joburg has lost its seat among the world’s iconic capitals

As heartbreaking as it is to admit, our beloved city is travelling down a path of no return

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Joburgers flee the purple paradise
/ 2 November 2022

Joburgers flee the purple paradise

Just as the fragile jacaranda flowers drop, so too does the city’s water and electricity supply

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‘Father’ Cyril Ramaphosa, the Eskom family meeting invoked our ire
/ 7 October 2022

‘Father’ Cyril Ramaphosa, the Eskom family meeting invoked our ire

The president’s family chat on TV served only to leave South Africans in the dark and fuel our fury

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London’s changed – including the climate
/ 17 August 2022

London’s changed – including the climate

The local shops have been replaced by chain stores, the skyline has new features, the digital age stops communication and the green parks are dry and brown

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