VIEW FROM THE THAMES
DEON GOUWS: Sad, sad state of South Africa
It’s a wonderful country, but until the electricity crisis is fixed there will be nothing to celebrate
More than a decade has passed since my family and I relocated from South Africa back to the UK. My wife and I originally met in London and our daughter was born in Blighty, so it has always been home to us. But if you ask our now teenager about her loyalties, Springbok rugby, biltong, BOS ice tea, Table Mountain and fried calamari on the stoep at the Chapmans Peak Hotel will all feature highly.
Even though I’m thankful for our life in the UK, I will always love South Africa and I truly want the country to prosper. There are many reasons for this: all my siblings are there, most of my good friends still live there and our firm has a large number of clients based there. More than anything, I love spending time with my wife and daughter at the southern tip of Africa...
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