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Anthony Turton @ Radisson Blu - Cape Town Press Club in association with The Cape Messenger Anthony Turton @ Radisson Blu - Cape Town Press Club in association with The Cape Messenger
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Anthony Turton, an outspoken water activist, says government doesn’t seem to care about the pending Western Cape water crisis. He is particularly concerned about the misuse of aquifers – the Table Mountain one in particular. The politicians are clutching at straws by the allure of the Cinderella resource which is an aquifer. The Ghyben-Herzberg principle tells us that when you abstract fresh water from a coastal aquifer then salt water intrusion is inevitable. Turton is attending a Water Leapathon Advisory Board meeting earlier on Thursday, but on Thursday evening - in association with the Cape Town Press Club – he will provide some answers to the water problem.
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Sygnia’s Magda Wierzycka @ 6 Spin Street Restaurant [ LUNCH ] Sygnia’s Magda Wierzycka @ 6 Spin Street Restaurant [ LUNCH ]
Friday, October 27, 2017
Magda Wierzycka is known in the asset management industry as a key disruptor. That is a high honour if you are a money person. Wierzycka, chief executive of Sygnia which is headquartered in Cape Town, has been outspoken about companies which have been captured, including audit firms and consultancy companies. Speaking just after the medium term budget policy statement, Wierzycka will provide press club members with a message of hope - and how we can all fight - and escape from - State Capture.
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Frans Rautenbach @ Kelvin Grove Frans Rautenbach @ Kelvin Grove
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Frans Rautenbach was contradicted by his son. His son said that trickle down capitalism simply doesn’t work. It made him think. “My son’s statement hit me like a fist in the gut.” The result was his book South Africa Can Work.
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Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng @ 6 Spin Street Restaurant [ DINNER ] Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng @ 6 Spin Street Restaurant [ DINNER ]
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
The Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng will address a dinner. He has been asked to speak about Judicial Over-reach in South Africa. Mr Justice Mogoeng will take questions.
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Economist Iraj Abedian @ Kelvin Grove [ LUNCH ] Economist Iraj Abedian @ Kelvin Grove [ LUNCH ]
Friday, October 20, 2017
Iraj Abedian is a critical voice of the current fiscal direction of government. The eminent economist and former UCT economics department academic will speak ahead of the medium term budget policy statement – commonly known as the mini-budget.
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