Month: September 2017

Who is Making the Decisions?

In 2008 South African company law underwent a major change. Why is this relevant to the sport of Athletics? Quite simple really, the national federation in South Africa was incorporated as a company under section 21 of the old Companies Act in 2006. It’s registration number is Reg No 2006/034767/08. In 2008 a new Companies…

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Development: Are we being honest with ourselves

Development is a hot topic in South African sport. For a long time the concepts of ‘development’ and ‘transformation’ were intertwined, so it was not possible to deal with one, without dealing with the other. And it created bizarre terminology: People were too scared to use the language of apartheid, so instead of saying an…

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