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Tourism must get out of nosedive to help SA
Considering the large contribution hospitality and tourism contributes to the gross domestic product each year, SA needs tourism to flourish again.
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‘Clapping’ officers are not above the law
Government – and specifically the forces responsible for ensuring law and order – have been ducking out of accountability for their sometimes brutal actions.
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Now the NPA must deal with the delinquent Myeni
There’s more than enough reason for them to do so.
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Govt’s mixed messages are not all in good faith
It has to be said that government’s main comorbidities are muddled thinking and mixed messaging.
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SA sports bodies have to get creative
This is needed as local sporting bodies figure out how to operate within lockdown regulations.
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Our future is in our own hands
With Ramaphosa’s warning that, according to models that have been developed, the pandemic is going to get much worse before it gets better, we are going to need everyone to do their bit.
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Reserve Bank ‘running out of options’ is a huge concern

Editorials Reserve Bank ‘running out of options’ is a huge concern

Easing the lockdown over the next few months is only expected to help the economy in the short term.

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Back to school is tricky decision

Editorials Back to school is tricky decision

Teachers, administrators and those involved in transporting children to and from school are also exposed.

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Don’t ignore the science gurus, even if you don’t like what they tell you

Editorials Don’t ignore the science gurus, even if you don’t like what they tell you

Professor Glenda Gray, chair of the Medical Research Council and an internationally recognised scientist, was the first to raise the alarm about advice being disregarded.

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Cele dodges the tobacco, booze ban hot potato

Editorials Cele dodges the tobacco, booze ban hot potato

It is clear the lockdown regulations have made criminals of otherwise law-abiding South African citizens, but have made the tobacco and booze mafia immeasurably wealthier.

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Shopping without malls could rejuvenate economic world

Editorials Shopping without malls could rejuvenate economic world

Perhaps, in the way nature has healed because of the absence of humans during lockdown, so too, the economic world might return to the old ways … of small shops and personal service.

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Nobody has the answer to dealing with Covid-19

Editorials Nobody has the answer to dealing with Covid-19

One cannot really fault Health Minister Zweli Mkhize and his team for treading cautiously. Covid-19 is a very real threat to millions of South Africans.

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Tread carefully in dealings with Beijing, SA

Editorials Tread carefully in dealings with Beijing, SA

While Beijing is working tirelessly on its international image – and in Africa is buying into media operations to help polish that image – it remains an autocratic regime.

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Don’t rush the process of opening schools

Editorials Don’t rush the process of opening schools

Teachers’ unions believe the minister is being fed incorrect information by her underlings who will all, no doubt, be angling to make themselves look good.

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Eskom’s omissions of dangerous emissions is not on

Editorials Eskom’s omissions of dangerous emissions is not on

Even though the power utility is in dire straits, it should not be allowed to cripple the health of South Africans.

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Fight over NGO’s sandwiches smacks of govt bullying

Editorials Fight over NGO’s sandwiches smacks of govt bullying

Ministers and civil servants seem arrogantly drunk with power on the realisation that they can now legally bully ordinary citizens.

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Vaccines have to be affordable to all

Editorials Vaccines have to be affordable to all

Making money should never be placed above the lives of human beings.

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Think twice about spreading just any old news

Editorials Think twice about spreading just any old news

One day, fake news is going to get people hurt, or killed.

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ANC, it’s time to back down on the lockdown

Editorials ANC, it’s time to back down on the lockdown

There are those in the government who would be willing to hold on to the lockdown if for no other reason than being seen to bow to DA pressure and to follow the opposition party’s suggestions.

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It seems government has realised there’s only so much it can do

Editorials It seems government has realised there’s only so much it can do

If SA is to learn to live with the coronavirus, the state is going to have to put a bit more trust in the citizenry to keep flattening the curve.



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