Scrap metal plan does not add up as a few oligarchs will end up controlling the sector

The price preference system on scrap metal has been extended by trade minister Patel after recommendation by a clandestine working group

GAVIN RICH: The greatest time-wasting rugby Test of them all

If Warren Gatland gets to making a video of the Rassie sort, it will be of nothing more than a clock ticking, as it did in the first half of 63 minutes

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DUANE NEWMAN: Global co-operation on carbon pricing can aid recovery from Covid

The IMF proposal on a minimum tax rate will be game-changing if it can win sufficient support

BJORN LOMBORG: A one-sided climate focus leads us badly astray

While climate change is a real problem, cold deaths vastly outweigh heat deaths worldwide

LUCAS NOWICKI: Local government crooks are killing towns and cities

The near collapse of services in places such as Makana undermines basic human rights

GAYLOR MONTMASSON-CLAIR: One last chance to decarbonise or forgo the EU market

SA should transition to a low-carbon economy before it is too late as the bloc plans to tax imported goods based on their climate credentials

ADEKEYE ADEBAJO: Durban conference laid foundations for antiracism struggles

Many of the declarations at the UN conference in 2001 have come to fruition as the Black Lives Matter movement sweeps the globe

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WATCH | Business Day: Why every story is your business

Read about the new campaign for SA's foremost business publication

MICHAEL MORRIS: Only way to hold politicians to account is through the ballot box

The auditor-general’s report on SA’s 257 municipalities highlights the need to make local politicians accept responsibility

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SA needs to diversify its supply chain networks

The recent unrest has prompted the question: could the supply chain networks and links operate differently to prevent similar disruption in future?

No matter how you look at it, a shrinking population is bad news

Demographics are likely to be a major drag on the  US economy over the next few decades

VUKANI MNGXATI: SA needs to grapple seriously with problems that are delaying economic growth

What SA needs is a big long-term plan to hold back the tide of discontent and negativity and some clear thinking of how and when it will be executed

LETTER: Israel is no example when it comes to water

A recent UN study confirmed that after Bahrain, Israel is the world’s worst abuser of its water resources

EDITORIAL: How Naspers’s China problem has become a headache for SA investors

Africa’s most valuable company has taken a knock from the Chinese authorities’ crackdown on technology companies

NDINAVHUSHAVHELO RABALI: How high will inflation rear its ugly head?

There are valid reasons why investors should be worried about inflation spiralling out of control in the long run

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