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Don’t blame Moody’s for ‘kick in the teeth’ downgrade
Let’s not blame the international financial institutions – this time anyway – for our imploding economy.
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SA is poorer after Credo Mutwa’s death
Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa last year hailed him as a ‘human treasure’.
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Toe the line, citizens, lockdown is here for a reason
Tomorrow will be, as the cliché goes, the first day of the rest of our lives. Let’s embrace it.
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Panic buyers put themselves at risk
By running to stock up before heading to your ‘safe’ bolthole where you think you can keep the world and the virus at bay, you endangered your own health.
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Government deserves credit for taking a tough decision
Our government appears to be tackling this in an efficient and tough, but democratic way.
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Put compassion before profit during this Covid-19 crisis
With millions of people with compromised immune systems because of TB and HIV/Aids, South Africa could be facing the world’s greatest challenge.
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Open communication is vital in this time of crisis

Editorials Open communication is vital in this time of crisis

Centralised control is to be expected, but we are worried at a number of signs that the government is trying to manage the flow of information.

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A fully informed population is vital during a disaster

Editorials A fully informed population is vital during a disaster

We would urge the government to remember that, even in the midst of crisis and chaos, full and timely facts banish fake news.

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This is the leadership we expect in a time of global crisis

Editorials This is the leadership we expect in a time of global crisis

Led by President Cyril Ramaphosa, the parliamentary political leaders firmly buried their differences to present a united front in the face of the common threat posed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Crisis requires all of us to do some soul searching

Editorials Crisis requires all of us to do some soul searching

What happens to the people – perhaps those living in shacks or townships – who cannot afford to stock up or don’t have a place to keep tins of canned food?

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Covid-19 has bought Ramaphosa some time against his RET enemies

Editorials Covid-19 has bought Ramaphosa some time against his RET enemies

On Sunday night Ramaphosa stepped up as commander-in-chief for the first time. In a national crisis, the country needed – and wanted – this sort of direction.

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We are now all called upon to make sacrifices

Editorials We are now all called upon to make sacrifices

Those of you denuding shop shelves with your unnecessary panic buying would do well to remember: this is bigger than just you.

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SA needs unity, selflessness to beat Covid-19

Editorials SA needs unity, selflessness to beat Covid-19

This crisis will test us as never before as a nation. It is going to need real ubuntu to overcome this.

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TB treatment breakthrough deserves applause

Editorials TB treatment breakthrough deserves applause

TB is curable, yet many patients default due to the duration of treatment. 3HP will be a welcome boon.

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Sport is getting its priorities right

Editorials Sport is getting its priorities right

The temporary halting of events is a small sacrifice in the bid to help fight this pandemic from spreading further.

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A salute to our brave police officers

Editorials A salute to our brave police officers

We salute Detective Warrant Officer Delene Grobler-Koonin and Sergeant Wynand Herbst for their selfless service to the people of South Africa.

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Govt needs to start banning travel and gatherings

Editorials Govt needs to start banning travel and gatherings

WHO says its biggest concern is the lack of timeous action being taken against the spread of coronavirus by many countries.

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Pay politicians on a commission basis

Editorials Pay politicians on a commission basis

Within the ruling ANC, too, there are many MPs who say very little and mostly fight to keep from falling asleep in the National Assembly.

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SA may be on the back foot with coronavirus

Editorials SA may be on the back foot with coronavirus

No ‘social distancing’ actions have yet been taken in South Africa and, without being unduly alarmist, we wonder if, perhaps, we’re not already too late?

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The amount spent on VIP protection is criminal

Editorials The amount spent on VIP protection is criminal

Mind you, if you consider how they mismanage and loot, perhaps they need to be protected from those who voted for them.



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