SIFISO SKENJANA: Enduring Covid-19 through an expectancy value theory lens

Success is often tied to motivational factors, and this needs to capitalised on in the fight against the pandemic

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STEVEN FRIEDMAN: Wars kill people, fighting epidemics saves them

War talk by governments and health authorities fuels trends that are taking us backwards

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STREET DOGS: In every crisis lies an opportunity

The deeper the crisis, the better the opportunity. The big question, of course, is how to recognise it?

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MICHEL PIREU: Covid-19’s unique threat to economic growth

The world has lived through crises before by stimulating activity, but what then when there are lockdowns?

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NEIL MANTHORP: Cricket in lockdown isolation is possible, and Faul can make it happen

A virus-free India team playing in an empty ground would at least allow millions of rand to flow into the economy

JONATHAN COOK: Plod on and keep planting for a future harvest

Use the time wisely during the lockdown by learning new skills and preparing for life after the coronavirus pandemic

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TOM EATON: Politicians latch on to the crisis while coronavirus creates a wasteland

Scapegoating headbutts entitlement while media probity takes a dive in the penalty box

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CAROL PATON: SA needs to prepare for the worst before the storm breaks

As Covid-19 infections slowly rise, the Treasury’s immediate concerns should be protective equipment, relief for the poor and support for businesses

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BUSI MAVUSO: Kick-starting the economy is an urgent but delicate matter

How to restart a stalled economy in SA, and when, after the Covid-19 shutdown is the great question of our time

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CLAIRE BISSEKER: What path will SA choose once the lockdown ends?

A prolonged shutdown will destroy the informal sector and plunge more people into poverty

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JOHN COCKAYNE: It’s ignore the quadruple lockdown bogey and try surviving for golf clubs

Venues with reserves will be able to resume trading once the pandemic is over

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ADEKEYE ADEBAJO: The Afropolitan intellectual who had the continent’s best interests at heart

Thandika Mkandawire was not afraid to chide African leaders for their failures as well as the World Bank and IMF

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GAVIN RICH: Rugby’s battles move from field to transfer market

Bulls eye Stormers’ Damian Willemse and Rikus Pretorius ahead of opening of transfer window

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LUKANYO MNYANDA: Borrowing at the short end risks leaving SA deeper in the mire

Our deficit is fast approaching levels that required weaker eurozone countries to seek bailouts a decade ago

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STUART THEOBALD: SA can learn from experience as we suffer a dose of the past century’s crises

The financial turmoil will feature some elements of the Great Depression, a world war, the dot-com bubble and the 1970s oil crisis

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STREET DOGS: Heads and tails of corporate bailouts

Bailing out individuals based on their needs is not the same as bailing out corporations based on our need for them

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