Author

 
David Hemson

David Hemson

    The crime which went away
    The crime which went away
    Early in 1968 the apartheid government decreed that African people in and around the community at Maria Ratschitz mission near Ladysmith were to be...
    So long to a fiery spirit
    So long to a fiery spirit
    A generation that straddled the turbulent 1950s, the oppressive 1960s and the new openings of the 1970s is passing on. It included Harriet Bolton,...
    Decent work for all?
    Decent work for all?
    Since its launch, the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) has come to be regarded as the government's flagship employment project. Its aims to...
    The cholera aftermath
    The cholera aftermath
    In 2000/01 South Africa endured a cholera epidemic that spread throughout the eastern coastal region and to other provinces. It resulted in 265...
    South Africa's poverty by numbers
    South Africa's poverty by numbers
    The incoming government has announced that service delivery will be the watchword of all departments and has spelt out targets: providing a million...