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By Carol Butcher When you think of Rwanda, chances are the 1994 Tutsi genocide springs to mind – one million people died in 100 days. However, if you are a keen conservationist or nature lover, you

By Carol Butcher The Life Esidimeni tragedy tugs at the heart strings of all South Africans. This tragedy could easily have been averted if accountable leadership and the necessary checks and balances were in place. Leaders delegate

By Carol Butcher Nike’s “Just do it” tagline, launched in 1998 is one of the most memorable taglines of all times. It is sheer brilliance. Ironically, these were murder, Gary Gilmour’s last words. News headlines over the

By Carol Butcher Most people have a story about a visit to one of our national parks or private game reserves that really stands out – it usually has to do with the sighting of one

By Carol Butcher South Africa is experiencing a season of leadership musical chairs. We’ve recently seen many changes in leadership in entities such as KPMG South Africa, Eskom, and earlier this week, President Zuma re-shuffled his

By Carol Butcher Beer is South Africa’s favourite tipple and many South Africans have very fond memories of the world-famous HEINEKEN Brewery tour in Amsterdam. So, the opportunity to attend a Talenttalks Networking Breakfast, hosted by HEINEKEN

By Carol Butcher Print media is a very tough industry. Very few publications survive for decades, and yet incredibly, Playboy magazine is still going strong. The first issue of Playboy appeared in December 1953. Almost 65

By Carol Butcher “What now?” is a fair question to ask now that the Heritage Day – Shaka Day if you live in KwaZulu-Natal braai fires have died and not even a lingering wisp of braai

By Carol Butcher It’s important for me to state upfront that I concur with Professor Lee Berger’s view: “Baboons are no more related to us than cats are related to dogs. We are both primates, but

By Carol Butcher The elephant in the room is the leadership crisis in South Africa. While the focus seems to be on the President, the ANC, government and the public sector, it is fair to say