CAROL PATON: Stimulus plan needs a fulcrum and lever to move our growth

At the centre of the plan will be an infrastructure fund, with implementing capacity coming from the office of the president

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The deeply concerned camp fears that growth is more likely to remain at low levels even after the 2019 election, despite Cyril Ramaphosa’s lift

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MARK BARNES: Boks win shows that endurance against all odds will help SA out of economic fix

SA is facing headwinds. We will surely be tested, but if we face currents with common purpose, without breaking rules, we will win

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THE LEX COLUMN: Thomson Reuters deal a terminal risk

The first red flag is the sheer volume of debt. In a transaction valued at $20bn, just more than $5bn is funded with equity.

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MICHEL PIREU: Does buying small caps make one penny-wise and pound foolish?

While many have burnt their fingers investing in little counters, others have made huge profits

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STREET DOGS: Penny stocks

A warning to those who may be thinking of investing in penny stocks

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CARTOON: Eskom's coal plan

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NEIL MANTHORP: The mystery of Cricket SA’s new T20 league

If Cricket SA has decided to ‘start small’ they may be about to do more damage than good

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LETTER: SABC’s sky-high salaries

How is it possible for such largesse to be tolerated?

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LETTER: Farms are now factories

In SA the peasant way of life yielded to an industrial, urbanised culture

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LETTER: Post Office catch-up plan

What are the estimated timelines for the Post Office to catch up with its backlog of undelivered magazines and parcels?

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LETTER: Unhelpful helpline

City of Johannesburg helpline is not very helpful

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LETTER: Springbok celebration

Even a chance win must be extravagantly celebrated

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LETTER: Dyantyi deserved mention

Aphiwe Dyanti scored two brilliant, swerving, darting tries and received one brief mention by Gavin Rich

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In most Third World nations, a clandestine gathering with furtive motives would be seen as treason

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