SAA flies into flak - 9 Oct 2012

By Rod Baker, content director

SAA flies into flak - Tue, 09 Oct 2012At this rate there will be very few, if any, of the current SAA board left after CEO Siza Mzimela quit, closely followed yesterday by the resignations of commercial general manager Theunis Potgieter, and legal and risk head Sandra Coetzee.

On the technology front, America's National Science Foundation has created a new program to find new paths forward for sustainable energy.

Many people reckon she deserves an 'F' - despite Angie Motshekga awarding herself a very good pass mark after the Limpopo textbook debacle. Now she has to give a report on the issue. What's the bet she comes out smelling of roses.

Think of El Nino and you usually think of wild weather. Well, according to Santam, El Nino offers an opportunity for SA farmers.

Still on the agriculture front, in a way, Goodyear, the tyre manufacturer, has announced plans to replace petroleum oil in tyres with soya oil.

Still on the automotive front proper, our intrepid motoring editor Henrie Geyser rates the new Chevrolet Cruze hatches as nifty - which is just the way we rate Henrie ourselves.
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