The recent e-brief by Donrich Jordaan (“Centre for International Political Studies’ E-brief on the BioWatch Legal Battle and Media Spin”, 10 July 2007) requires a response. Jordaan heads up the Unit for Policy Studies at the Centre and is also a director of Sylvean Biotech, a company established to pursue business opportunities in modern biotechnology.
An Outgoing Editorial
by Fazila Farouk
As the winds of change nudge my career in a new direction, I take the opportunity provided by my outgoing editorial, to reflect on the South African NGO sector, which I pretty much placed under the microscopic lens, as Editor of a pioneering portal that, amongst other things, set out to paint a clearer picture of the NGO sector in South Africa.
Youth, what are you worth,
wherever you find yourself
in the corner of your mind
Are you worth more
than your unemployed comrades
behind the security fence
Are boys worth more
than what girls are
Are you blue-eyed and blonde ones
worth more than the frizzy-haired
flat- and wide-nosed ones
Is a young rugby player (a "springbok")
worth more than a young swimmer
of the Olympic variety
A contribution to critical commentary.
What is this
you speak of
What does it mean
to you, to me,
to the voting cattle
What is this
Making & Maintaining Relationships for Sustainability
Fundraising experts agree: “fundraising is friend-raising”. The importance of building strong relationships with donors for financial sustainability is widely acknowledged. However, the issue of building relationships for sustainability beyond traditional donor engagement is an area that requires greater attention.
Forgive me for following one letter with another, but your expose about Tiger Foods Brands and Pioneer Foods colluding on price reminded me of the persistent rumour about Unite for Hunger.