TONY LEON: Business leaders will have to fill the governance vacuum
The private sector, despite obstacles created by the government, still literally keeps the lights on
Overlooking Kirstenbosch National Botanic Garden in Cape Town beside a cedar tree is the grave of its visionary founder, Harold Pearson. His epitaph, with a bow to Sir Christopher Wren, reads, “If ye seek his monument look around you.’’
Pearson, who died at just 46 in 1916, did not live to see how, more than a century after its founding, Kirstenbosch and the trees and plants he collected would still enchant, thrive and evolve. ..
Would you like to comment on this article?
Sign up (it's quick and free) or sign in now.
Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.