GUGU LOURIE: Why connecting schools to the internet in Africa is crucial

Access to the internet is foundational for digital transformation and inclusiveness

LUNGILE MASHELE: There is no such thing as cheap electricity

Subsidised flat tariff for people below a certain income level would allow them to buy power at affordable tariffs

ISMAIL LAGARDIEN: Donald Trump and authoritarian capitalism redux

Anarcho-capitalists prefer a president that protects the preservation of the status quo of privilege

YACOOB ABBA OMAR: Spirit of Mandela at parliament’s opening

Most cabinet members have indicated there are few differences among them

WANDILE SIHLOBO: Prospect of La Niña in upcoming season a welcome development

The El Niño weather event has ended and we are moving towards a more favourable agricultural production environment

JABULANI SIKHAKHANE: How good people are led to bad decision-making

Life Esidimeni tragedy an example of effect of organisational steering mechanisms

CHRIS GILMOUR: Sun may come out for retailers after a rough few years

TFG is well positioned to capitalise on better conditions, including duties on Shein and Temu imports

WANDILE SIHLOBO: Farmers hit by a trio of tribulations in a week

Regulators must work at speed in assessing the possibilities of vaccination in cases of animal disease

KATE THOMPSON DAVY: Can we steer this bewilderbeest towards a gnu approach to tech?

SA needs comprehensive strategy that will underpin e-services and streamline processes across public sector

JOHAN STEYN: Behind the curtain of human labour in AI-powered systems

Many companies overstate their technological knowledge to attract investors

WANDILE SIHLOBO: Agriculture budget vote speech sends positive message

Steenhuisen emphasises continuity from the sixth administration with an added focus on implementation

DUMA GQUBULE: NDP should be thrown in the bin

Strategic plan has not informed macroeconomic policy since it was published in 2012

TOM EATON: Religious Right see God’s hand in Trump’s ‘miraculous’ escape

The belief that ‘ordinary’ people are expendable props in the lives of our leaders resonates in SA

NEIL MANTHORP: When hopes and dreams fall victim to unchained capitalism

Privileged few focus on making more money rather than equitable distribution to lift all of cricket