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“Mad Mike” Hoare dies

Michael “Mad Mike” Hoare, one of the most famous foreign mercenaries in Africa’s violent transition from colonial rule, died aged 100. Born in British-occupied...

Book review: Mad Mike Hoare – the Legend

Any book about a controversial figure that is subtitled ‘The Legend’ ought to be treated with caution, but the story of ‘Mad Mike’ as...


Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...