SIFISO SKENJANA: Lebanon’s power-sharing system echoes ANC’s antigraft failures

Ethnically diverse economies tend to have higher levels of rent-seeking, corruption and mismanagement of public funds

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Business Day: Why every story is your business

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MICHAEL FRIDJHON: Winemakers expunge the sins of the fathers as pinotage evolves

You would be hard-pressed to name one faulty pressing produced in the past five years

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An African Silicon Valley can happen, but a shift in vision is vital

SA understands the workings of African markets better than any other African country

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LOS ANGELES TIMES: Open schools sensibly

As US institutions flounder, Uruguay and Denmark are the countries to follow, not Israel

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GAVIN RICH: Put the celebration on hold, there may be no reason to party

Given the parlous financial state of the WP union, you would think it would jump at the offer of R100m made by an American consortium

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CHRIS GILMOUR: The posers will be back to their tricks in the office

Many people are happy working from home but there are those who miss the workplace power play

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LETTER: Equity sell-side analysts need to be more dynamic

They spend the bulk of their time on a metric that fails to provide accurate outcomes in the short to medium term

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MNINAWA NTLOKO: Cricket takes the media limelight cup, for the wrong reasons

The backpage should be about sportspeople, but in SA administrators upstage the athletes

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LETTER: We can’t afford this holidaying

Covid-19  has negatively affected production so much there really isn’t time for breaks

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KATE THOMPSON FERREIRA: Bumper-bash or write-off: the prognosis for ride-hailing apps

A case is to be made for tech-enabled ride-hailing services, but they need to resolve the personnel issues that land them in court

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LETTER: Decisions on SAA just do not fly

While other airlines negotiate for cheaper leases, ours wants to buy expensive aircraft

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LETTER: Western Cape will make you eat your words, Tom Eaton

A DA government is in charge of what is in effect the only solvent province in the country, and it is delivering

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LETTER: Why can’t Sars find stolen funds?

SA Revenue Service seems unable to trace the  individuals who are clearly responsible for stealing from the state

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LETTER: Support SMEs, not spendthrift SOEs

Pravin Gordhan’s efforts to secure funding for SAA betrays the lip service paid to small businesses

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LETTER: Forget about secession

There is talk of the Western Cape setting itself up as an independent country

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