Right now it is overkill to require network providers to infringe our right to privacy

This encroachment on the right to privacy is severe and does not satisfy the requirement of constitutional justification, writes Martin van Staden

LETTER: Eskom not taking advantage of wind or lockdown

Eskom should use the Covid-19 period of low demand to undertake much-needed maintenance

LETTER: Airbase a better option than a golf course

The vacant land at Youngsfield is more suitable for housing than the Rondebosch greens

From Fomo to Nosmo: how not to let a crisis go to waste

The coronavirus has forced us into a different mode of being human, one that allows us to recover our lost selves

CHRIS LOEWALD: Critique misses SA monetary policy complexity

Assuming 3% growth in a closed economy, they fail to register electricity constraints, corruption and capital misallocation, among others

GENEVIEVE QUINTAL: Attention-hungry Fikile Mbalula’s decisions veer from bad to bizarre

Transport minister puts people at risk of coronavirus infection when he panders to the minibus industry and his own ego

KEVIN MCCALLUM: Inside, cycling in virtual packs; outside, the Walking Dead

Sport reruns and e-games are just not cutting it as the virus chops enjoyment and salaries

Principles should guide intrusive use of location data, even in a pandemic

What the data collection rules would be if the Protection of Personal Information Act were fully in force

LETTER: Minister misled SA about lockdown salary payments

Damaging information about the UIF and payment of salaries must be corrected

Essential to keep East Africa supply chain open

While lockdowns are important to counter the pandemic closing borders deprives people of food and essential supplies

Covid-19 is the final straw for small business owners after economic downturn

En-novate has been forced to stop taking emerging entrepreneurs abroad to give them global exposure

CHRIS THURMAN: Diving into the many worlds of Frida Kahlo

A virtual tour restores depth and texture to the common narrative of the artist’s life and work

Leadership in a time of crisis: lessons for the AfCFTA

Beyond Covid-19, Africa’s economy needs to be robustly rebuilt with manufacturing at its heart, writes Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

SoftBank should walk swiftly away from any investment in WeWork

A $5bn stake in a company about shared office space in the time of social-distancing and Covid-19, is a bad idea writes Tim Culpan

WATCH: How Covid-19 is wreaking havoc in SA

Business Times contributing editor Hilary Joffe and a panel of journalists discuss stories making the news in the latest edition of Editing Allowed

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