KEVIN McCALLUM: Big-hearted Van der Burgh bows out on a high after ace career

His retirement from competitive swimming this week with a win in the 100m breaststroke at the short course world champs was the perfect way to end the career ...

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The ‘silly season’ can be dangerous if companies are not careful

It’s a time to eat, drink and be merry — but overdoing the drinking part can be deleterious for employees and employers alike, writes Rhys Evans

Twenty years on there are still too few women in the boardroom

The private sector should take a leaf out of the book of state-owned enterprises when it comes to gender transformation, writes Melanie Mulholland

ANTHONY BUTLER: Filling Santa’s big boots is a tough ask

Who is this new Santa in whom the hopes of all the little children reside? Surely not Mark “questionable career move” Barnes

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HANNA ZIADY: Spotlight on crooked holiday clubs that fleece consumers

The abuse by the vacation ownership industry has been laid bare in a 135-page report published last week

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MICHAEL FRIDJHON: A review of my highest-scoring wines of the year

Most of the wines listed are on-shelf wherever there is a reasonable range of Cape wines

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STREET DOGS: Social media and Never-Ending Now

David Perell: Like hamsters running on a wheel, we live in an endless cycle of ephemeral content consumption

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CHRIS THURMAN: Background to ‘Fearless Girl’ shifts issues to the foreground

Since the launch of the African incarnation in Johannesburg, the fortunes of the original in New York City have fluctuated

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Small business lobbies’ allegations against government are unfounded

Contrary to claims by Small Business Institute and Small Business Project, interventions by departments of trade and & industry and small business development ...

STEPHEN CRANSTON: Factor-based investment management poised to gather traction

Is active investment management better than passive? That debate could soon be overtaken by the argument that a new method, smart beta investment management, ...

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EDITORIAL: Zuma ruling a victory for democracy

Deputy judge president Aubrey Ledwaba rules that Jacob Zuma must pay his own legal costs in his corruption case

LETTER: To avoid further populist-driven calamity in SA vote for the DA

The governing party is driven by whatever it perceives is needed to stay in power 

LETTER: ANC can’t enforce its authority

What next for the party if the de facto mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay, Andile Lungisa, is untouchable?

LETTER: Soccer is a no-no

My impression of your readership is that its interest in soccer is limited

LETTER: Sexual harassment charges against Pule Mabe deserve serious attention

The sexual harassment allegations against the ANC spokesperson Pule Mabe must not be taken lightly. 

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