Monthly Archives: June 2013

Into Africa

This issue’s missive comes from the delights of Johannesburg—blue skies, no humidity, a light breeze and 70 degrees. All of this and a warm welcome wherever you go—what's not to like, I hear you ask? Well, a quick scan of the morning papers will answer that—Singapore this ain't! Crime is rife, as evidenced by the multiple guards—armed or otherwise, even in the central business district of Sandton—and the barbed wire-topped residential compounds and gated communities look particularly forbidding. From a business perspective, things are equally 'hot' but in a more positive manner. South Africa is seen by many as the gateway to [...]

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