What’s up for aviation industry in 2020?

Tech advances from chatbots, blockchain to biometrics — and a push to keep customers happy, promise to make this an exciting year for flying

Don’t be too hasty to ban outdoor education

Wilderness and initiation camps are valuable learning tools and rites of passage, provided they are well organised and conducted responsibly

EDITORIAL: Coronavirus a deadly warning to be vigilant

This matters to SA because many of our tourists are from China and the virus is spreading fast

CHRIS THURMAN: ‘An Ordinary People’ more riveting than hallowed Hollywoodsters

Ernest Nkosi’s documentary about arty car-spinners tells an uplifting story about community

STREET DOGS: The market as a bonfire

A really powerful computer perceives the world differently; it can calculate how a fire will burn

Sky’s the limit as Tesla targets mass market

Electric carmaker’s share price soars as company  plans higher production

WANDILE SIHLOBO: Farmers’ optimism reined in by disease and irregular rainfall

Too early to predict production for this season as drought and foot-and-mouth disease remain problems

STEPHEN CRANSTON: Caution still needed when investing in underperforming SA small caps

Long-term opportunities exist but smaller cap companies on the JSE are more exposed to the  economy

BRIAN KANTOR: Can SA bypass the elite blocking renewal?

Authors of Why Nations Fail argue that entrenched interests are always the barrier to greater growth and prosperity

Abiy’s Ethiopia not quite an Indian summer

Despite the new dispensation's openness and good intentions, progress will not be linear and investors should be cautious

KEVIN MCCALLUM: Apologies for the sunburn, but that’s just cricket in SA

Ahead of the final Test between England and SA, fans on both sides are stoking up the excitement

LETTER: Fake FDR story

Terry Crawford-Brown's account of Roosevelt's role in ending the Great Depression is devoid of facts

SA tax laws are better than most, but enforcement is lacking

Like the rest of the world, our tax legislation does not adequately deal with the digital economy, but they are more than adequate compared to other ...

LETTER: Chinese vegetable imports ignore local growers

Retail group Checkers offers a number of reasons why it is importing frozen spinach from China

LETTER: Hlophe rules like MacBeth

Western Cape judge president has a string of transgressions to answer for

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