SYLVIA MCKEOWN: Cracking down on misinformation

With the rise of disturbing videos and predatory content Facebook, YouTube and Twitter are  developing various forms of censorship

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WANDILE SIHLOBO: For successful land reform to take place, there must be innovative support

Depending on the fiscus alone is not enough; lending and other agribusiness players must be roped in

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CHRIS GILMOUR: Dawie Roodt peers down at SA from the fiscal cliff

Efficient Group chief economist cites the Eskom subvention, overpayment of public servants and an uncompetitive tax regime as red flags

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CARTOON: Eskom’s supply failure

Wednesday March 20 2019

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STEVEN FRIEDMAN: ‘Political correctness’ has saved countless lives

‘Official’ bigotry signals to prejudiced people that it is acceptable to act on their hate

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The taxi industry does not deserve to be shunned

A subsidy from government, with strict terms and conditions, can temper its bad reputation, writes Vincent Raseroka

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LETTER: New Zealand goverment deserves praise

An emphatic Jacinda Ardern has shown the world a type of statesmanship that will be the envy of other leaders

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STREET DOGS: Crazy investing facts

Michael Batnick: About 95% of the time you’re underwater. The less you look the better off you’ll be

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THE LEX COLUMN: Battling the depression drugs blues

The first new type of antidepressant since Prozac provides hope amid the gloom

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LETTER: Where is your spine, Mr President?

Ramaphosa has revealed himself to be a wimp, unable to set things straight under the guidance of a firm moral code

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LETTER: State should pay minimum wage too

The government sees fit to pay just over R11 an hour to all those people who work on the expanded public works programme

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LETTER: Recycled ANC deadwood on candidate lists

So much for its integrity committee

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LETTER: Train a metaphor for SA

Picture of President Cyril Ramaphosa stuck in a train shows country is going nowhere 

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LETTER: Let’s roll up our sleeves and fix Eskom

President Cyril Ramaphosa will earn respect if he fixes power utility instead of changing it 

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LETTER: Skilled workers are leaving SA

Another knock-on effect of the Eskom crisis

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TONY LEON: How DA can play the coalition game while sidelining the calamitous EFF

The DA faces tough choices after the election and it would be better for the party to enter a coalition with the ANC than to join forces with the EFF 

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