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Cigarettes have one fearing democracy itself is now in lockdown
This, more than anything else, is why we need the Fita legal action.
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The property market’s foundations are crumbling
Government must give serious consideration to emergency aid for people who rent and those who pay bonds.
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Is Ramaphosa hinting at the end of our ‘house arrest’?
Has he been preparing us for good news that a further relaxation to level 3 is not far off … or was he preparing us for more time before we get our ‘parole’?
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Dlamini-Zuma might be a valuable ally to Ramaphosa
The problem is that people erroneously divide the president’s Cabinet into ‘good guys’ and ‘bad guys’.
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Mourning the loss of music icon Little Richard
Someone, somewhere, is gonna have some fun tonight playing his old records.
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Cele’s announcement on ‘blasphemy’ smacks of a whitewash
For example, it is not unreasonable to ask: was the Mohammed cited by the cop actually called to give evidence?
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A sobering thought on government’s booze ban

Editorials A sobering thought on government’s booze ban

The biggest player in the booze sector – and one of this country’s most successful multinational business groups – is SAB … and it is being hit hard.

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Democracy must not become a coronavirus victim

Editorials Democracy must not become a coronavirus victim

Responses to lawyers who wrote a letter to the president, and to the tobacco industry who wanted minutes of a NCCC meeting, indicate a worrying tendency towards authoritarianism.

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Promising signs emerge on cigarette, booze bans

Editorials Promising signs emerge on cigarette, booze bans

Millions of people are holding their collective breath.

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Think about the merits of wearing a mask

Editorials Think about the merits of wearing a mask

If there is the smallest chance that you – infected with the virus but asymptomatic and refusing to wear a mask – could pass it on to somebody and possibly hand them a death sentence, why would you be so selfish?

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SA is dying – and not from coronavirus

Editorials SA is dying – and not from coronavirus

What is happening at Comair is being echoed elsewhere in the economy.

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Government is now losing sympathy

Editorials Government is now losing sympathy

It looked plainly absurd that security authorities arrested a man in Muizenberg for standing still and ‘not exercising’.

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Good signs globally, but SA yet to hit virus peak

Editorials Good signs globally, but SA yet to hit virus peak

Those glimmers of hope show that the worst of times do pass … eventually. But, let’s not forget that South Africa’s worst hasn’t yet happened.

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The ANC must accept that SAA’s days are over

Editorials The ANC must accept that SAA’s days are over

Even if there were no global air travel meltdown, SAA would have been difficult to sustain as a business operation.

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Take a fresh look at doing business

Editorials Take a fresh look at doing business

Some companies have been unable to trade for almost six weeks because they have not been considered ‘essential services’.

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Press freedom is a must these days

Editorials Press freedom is a must these days

The media is actually the canary in the coal mine of modern life.

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The 438 cricket match holds a lesson for us all

Editorials The 438 cricket match holds a lesson for us all

Herschelle Gibbs showed that, just when a situation seems impossible, belief and commitment can turn it around.

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Some restrictions require a rethink

Editorials Some restrictions require a rethink

Limit the exercise duration, but allow it to take place at any time during the day.

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Absolute power needs to be nipped in the bud

Editorials Absolute power needs to be nipped in the bud

There is a worry that our disaster situation can be repeatedly extended and that the temporary structures set up to deal with the emergency may continue to exercise their vast power over us.

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Don’t leave poor pupils out in the cold

Editorials Don’t leave poor pupils out in the cold

Our children deserve the best start in life and we must not let this crisis deprive them of that.



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