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Richard Steyn on Churchill and Smuts @ Kelvin Grove [ LUNCH ] Richard Steyn on Churchill and Smuts @ Kelvin Grove [ LUNCH ]
Thursday, October 12, 2017
The remarkable, and often touching, friendship between Winston Churchill and Jan Smuts is a rich study in contrasts. Brought together first as enemies in the Anglo-Boer War, and later as allies in the First World War, the men forged a friendship which spanned the first half of the twentieth century and endured until Smuts’s death in 1950.
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Farewell Breakfast for Gloria Barrett @ Leinster Hall/The Stack [ BREAKFAST ] Farewell Breakfast for Gloria Barrett @ Leinster Hall/The Stack [ BREAKFAST ]
Friday, September 08, 2017
Gloria Barrett has been the loyal and dedicated secretary of the Cape Town Press Club for about 15 years, until she retired two years ago. She is now joining her family in Australia. The Secretary General is inviting you to a farewell breakfast with her at Leinster Hall/The Stack in Weltevreden Stret on Friday 8 September. There will be no guest speaker, just a little farewell chat with Gloria.
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Cas Coovadia @ Spin Street Restaurant [ BREAKFAST ] Cas Coovadia @ Spin Street Restaurant [ BREAKFAST ]
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Cas Coovadia, the MD of the SA Banking Association, will consider the “challenges facing the banking sector”. He will consider the process of transformation, challenges emanating from the passing of recent legislation including the Financial Sector Regulation Act and the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act. He will take questions.
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Dr. Makhosi Khoza @ Kelvin Grove Club Dr. Makhosi Khoza @ Kelvin Grove Club
Friday, September 01, 2017
ANC MP Dr Makhosi Khoza has a strong struggle pedigree. Now she is considering her future in the liberation movement, the African National Congress. Dr Khoza, who has made it publicly known that she voted against President Jacob Zuma in the vote of no confidence, has already been axed as chairperson of the public service and administration committee of the national assembly. She will consider the road forward and take questions.
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Herman Giliomee @ Kelvin Grove Club [ LUNCH ] Herman Giliomee @ Kelvin Grove Club [ LUNCH ]
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Dubbed variously a “snake in our midst”, the “boer in the woodpile”, Hermann Giliomee – most famous perhaps for his The Last Afrikaner Leaders – has now weaved together the story of his own life. He grew up in the heart of the Afrikaner nationalist movement, but cut his own path in examining the rise and entrenchment of exclusive Afrikaner power. The Stelllenbosch historian Giliomee will ponder the present crisis in South Africa but also talk about his autobiography.
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