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More experts should probe govt regulations
These are uncertain times. This is exactly when you need professors, doctors and scientists challenging decisions for the greater good of the country.
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Widespread hunger demands our attention
It is a disgrace that political parties and nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) must go to court for the right to feed the hungry. Especially since government is failing to do so.
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Yes to lady president, no to NDZ
Only a woman’s intuition, ingenuity, emotion and talent for multitasking (totally out of a male’s domain) can wipe the slate and come up with policies of benefit to the people.
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Life seems so much better with no cops around
Obviously not all cops are vicious brutes incapable of independent, rational thought. But some people simply can’t help turning into instant assholes the moment you put them in a uniform.
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The line between oppression and inconvenience
All oppression is inconvenient, but not all inconvenience is oppression. Here’s how to dismiss a person’s agency and rights on the strength of their perceived privilege.
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Higher education plans remind us equality is a myth in SA
Minister Nzimande, the address you gave inspires little hope and shows how detached you and your whole team are from the realities of the many poor students you claim to represent and care for. 
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Our future is in our own hands

Editorials 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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Lockdown Diaries: Are the Boks men or mousses?

Columns Lockdown Diaries: Are the Boks men or mousses?

Take prop Ollie le Roux, a man not to be trifled with. Ollie’s dessert is chocolate mousse, which might account for his 126kg fighting weight.

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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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Ramaphosa’s booze vs tobacco balancing act makes no sense

Columns Ramaphosa’s booze vs tobacco balancing act makes no sense

The president better pray that he is not left with two things he is trying to avoid: a massively high body count and a completely wrecked economy.

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Making an ass of the booze ban

Columns Making an ass of the booze ban

Sixteen hours of YouTube videos later, I considered myself somewhat of an amateur expert and decided to source the material needed to build a small still.

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NDZ, why stop at banning cigarettes? Chairs kill people too

Columns NDZ, why stop at banning cigarettes? Chairs kill people too

Enough of the naysaying. This week, I’m feeling helpful. Let’s ban it all.

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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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Lockdown Diaries: Death is a fact of life we seem to have forgotten

Columns Lockdown Diaries: Death is a fact of life we seem to have forgotten

Putting the future of South Africa in jeopardy this way defies logic, but is perhaps understandable given that most politicians are at a vulnerable age.

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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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Lockdown Diaries: Please spare a thought for taxi industry

Columns Lockdown Diaries: Please spare a thought for taxi industry

I’m asking Mr Ramaphosa on their behalf: please help. They need some form of relief to have hope for tomorrow.

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The ANC wants to reshape SA … into what?

Columns The ANC wants to reshape SA … into what?

By bringing the economy to its knees, the virus gives SA a chance ‘to start all over’ – but the lay of the land looks to be mostly sloping towards disaster.

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Orchids and Onions – Aero’s light-as-air ad is still a winner

Columns Orchids and Onions – Aero’s light-as-air ad is still a winner

New Balance South Africa, you get a ‘The Answer’s No! Now What’s the Question?’ customer-service Onion for shooting yourselves in the foot.



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