The Pied Piper

I recently gave somebody a ride to Diepsloot, which is a neglected township outside of Steyn City and Dainfern, two larney, well secured, northern Johannesburg suburbs. When we arrived to where my hitchhiker was headed, I could not believe my eyes when I saw several rats the size of cats scurrying amongst the squalor. I…

Back to the future

Where there is work that requires accuracy, diligence, ethics and professionalism; where the task summons services of men and women of honour, the petition should be, “Find me a civil engineer!” Our apathy for things that affect the moral integrity of the civil engineering profession is shocking. I am talking about corruption and inappropriate interference.…