#RespektheDoek! South African social media is up in arms, a not unusual occurrence, but this time with good cause. South Africa is a culturally diverse country, and some of those cultures and religions require women to cover their heads. So why not the African “doek”? An artfully wrapped cloth certainly looks every bit as professional as the hats ladies wore when in public, as late as the 1960’s. Meanwhile, eNCA and eNews editor-in-chief Anton Harber has said that he, together with the staff, would review the dress policy.
The most expensive … Last week comparative website Hippo.co.za listed the most expensive items in a number of categories on their blog. This made me wonder about some more items we use every day, and regard as fairly expensive. How costly are they really, compared to the standards of the super-rich? Here is a [...]