10th Mar 2017

Investing in South Africa: Is it safe?

Investing in South Africa: is it safe? by Douglas Gibson[i]   If you were a potential big investor in South Africa, either from overseas or a […]
22nd Mar 2019


By Douglas Gibson[i]             For twenty-five years we have been told endlessly that one of the major arguments against the proportional representation electoral system in South […]
8th Feb 2019

Mmusi is right about the Tax Revolt

Zille is a controversialist: DA and SA must get used to it. By Douglas Gibson[i]                Mmusi Maimane, leader of the Opposition, has made it clear […]
23rd Jan 2019

Vote DA to strengthen Cyril

Support Cyril by voting DA Douglas Gibson | 22 January 2019Douglas Gibson says President’s true enemies are in the ANC, his natural allies in the opposition Vote […]
21st Jan 2019

The fight about Joburg filth

OPINION Douglas Gibson | 08 January 2019Douglas Gibson suggests Tito Mboweni and Derek Hanekom could join the next mayoral clean-up On 11 December 2018, The Star published […]
5th Dec 2018

Aung San Suu Kyi: A fallen icon

OPINION Douglas Gibson | 04 December 2018/ writes on the silence of Aung San Suu Kyi Some eleven years ago, South Africa attracted international anger and […]
19th Nov 2018

Parliament has gone to Hell

Senior members of Parliament – on both sides – tell me that politics is not what it used to be. It has become characterised by bitterness, […]
16th Oct 2018

Please Tito, stop tweeting

By Douglas Gibson
5th Oct 2018

ANC not for all the people

OPINION PIECE FROM THE STAR NOW IN POLITICSWEB Douglas Gibson notes that Mbeki is not taken in by commentariat’s wink-wink, nudge-nudge attitude to EWC In the […]
20th Sep 2018

The Perfect Murder is alive and well in SA

The Perfect Murder is alive and well in South Africa By Douglas Gibson Many years ago, one of the favourite topics at school and university debating […]