Alec Erwin

 
Slice Of Life: A love that goes beyond class
Slice Of Life: A love that goes beyond class
My mom was a domestic worker for many, many moons. And for years she would speak fondly of this woman she used to work for: Rosamund Erwin. She would...
Kasrils refuses to answer for Modise's arms deal decisions
Kasrils refuses to answer for Modise's arms deal decisions
In early 1998, about a year-and-eight-months before the arms deal contracts were signed, former minister of defence, Joe Modise, made a strange,...
Arms deal postponement exposes commission's flaws
Arms deal postponement exposes commission's flaws
Monday's brief postponement of proceedings at the arms deal commission exposed two of its most serious flaws. Firstly, that it has not...
Bargaining with independence
Bargaining with independence
If you thought a book with the title of Thieves at the Dinner Table by a former head of the Competition Tribunal, which deals with setting...
Airbus grounded at last
Airbus grounded at last
It was one of my first big stories for the Mail & Guardian: the government was planning to buy a fleet of eight highly sophisticated A400M...
Why "God's gift" to SAA lasted
Why "God's gift" to SAA lasted
Sacked SAA chief Khaya Ngqula was looking down the barrel after the fall of his long-time protector, former public enterprises minister Alec Erwin,...
The giant grows
The giant grows
Painful memories of forced removals from Green Point in the 1960s, which shattered long-established soccer clubs, not to mention whole communities,...
Crimes of the great denialist
Crimes of the great denialist
On September 20 2008, as South Africa's newly acquired Gripen fighter jets took off from a local air show to parade across Cape Town skies,...
SA rocked by resignation of ministers
SA rocked by resignation of ministers
Finance Minister Trevor Manuel is among 11 Cabinet ministers and three deputy ministers who have resigned.
Erwin says SA needs R1-trillion energy investment
Erwin says SA needs R1-trillion energy investment
It will take an investment of at least R1-trillion to prevent South Africa from becoming an energy-scarce country, Public Enterprises Minister Alec...
Erwin: Moody's Eskom downgrade cause for concern
Erwin: Moody's Eskom downgrade cause for concern
The recent rating downgrade of power utility Eskom by Moody's is a concern and may endanger plans to source billions of rands from international...
Mbeki considers legal action against Sunday Times
Mbeki considers legal action against Sunday Times
President Thabo Mbeki is consulting his lawyers on whether to take action against the Sunday Times for its "so-called" report of his corrupt...

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