National Geographic Young Explorer Emily Ainsworth is a fearless anthropologist/photographer who joins a Mexican circus and gains privileged insight into the brighter and darker sides of a world of magic, masquerade, and skill. … ‘Click here to read full article…’
Kamalasen ‘Kam’ Chetty became Knysna’s Municipal Manager on July 4 2017, hopefully bringing an end to the ferris wheel of people in that chair before him. Chetty holds a Higher Diploma in Business Management. He was previously the Municipal Manager of the Cape Wineland’s District Municipality. In 2015, MEC Anton Bredell put him in charge of Oudtshoorn Municipality after it was placed under administration in terms of section 139 of the Constitution (ex-ANC Mayor Gordon April has been sent to jail for 7 years). Whether Oudtshoorn is better off, two years later, is still the subject of debate on social … ‘Click here to read full article…’
The Knysna Council has voted to enter into a one-year, R1.8-million lease extension for the Old Standard Bank Building, erf 711, which houses the municipal Customer Care Centre. Since 2006, the Municipality has rented the historic Old Standard Bank Building from Mellville Development Company (PTY) LTD (what most would call Woodmill Lane). The original lease was for 10 years but after the Municipality failed to build or buy a building, the lease was extended for another year, due to expire at the end of this month, July 2017. In between, Mellville Development sold to Albatros Property Trust (still Woodmill Lane). … ‘Click here to read full article…’
58 years ago, Aldous Huxley predicted our world under “frightful dictatorship”, voters happy to be ruled by people who look good on television but who are not good politicians.