Posts by Alistair Fairweather

Drones: a new frontier for journalism

The word “drone” has negative connotations for many people. Some think of deadly drone strikes by the US military, others...

How African journalists helped crack the Panama Papers

The ongoing exposê of the Panama Papers is the most significant leak of compromising data since Edward Snowden’s revelations about...

Review: LG’s G5 is a good competitor to other high-end phones but modularity is a gimmick

If you need evidence that LG is capable of making world-class handsets, have a look at the new G5 smartphone....

Canadian police have the master key to millions of Blackberrys around the world

Canadians have a reputation for good manners and neighbourliness. How do you get a Canadian to apologise? Step on their...

The economics of League of Legends’ new feature

It’s no secret that the games industry is enormous and growing quickly. Most estimates put the industry at over $60...

Narrative essay examples from CustomWritingBee

The best thing about a narrative essay is that it is the only type of essay that allows you to get personal and tell your own story or share your experience and emotions.

Unicorns are on the endangered list

What a difference two years can make. The herd of private technology startups worth over $1 billion – dubbed “unicorns”...

With enough hard work, even the stars are within our reach

We all love rags to riches stories. The underdog who overcomes all odds to succeed on the world stage appeals...

Make an underprivileged child’s year for just R300

To most of you reading this post, R300 is not a lot of money. It’s a meal at a nice...

Kak haircuts make me happy

Most of my pension money is managed by Allan Gray. That’s a conscious choice, not something I inherited from a...