As a comment to : Refreshingly straight talk cuts through waffle» by Mr Jabulani Sikhakhane, Editor-in-chief of Destiny Man and a freelance writer, Email :

Dear Mr. Sikhakhane

Thanks for your analysis, but a large part of it is not correct and fails to raise the strategic and fundamental issue of economic alternative for Africa.

As the lead consultant for CoDa (just recruited 4 weeks before the meeting took place), I was asked to prepare a paper and to speak 30-35 mn and spoke 42 mn. The 20 mn you referred to seems to be a last minute arbitrary decision (on the program) Plus >