MICHEL PIREU: What is the difference between risk and uncertainty?

The greatest risk is a failure of imagination in understanding how the game might fundamentally change

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BUSI MAVUSO: Fight against Covid-19 will be carried out by decrepit local governments

Amid evidence of maladministration and unauthorised expenditure, most municipalities are unable to cope with the pandemic

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NEVA MAKGETLA: Let’s not repeat the mistakes of flashy megaprojects

Mass community jobs programmes can build the economy in a much more equitable way

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GAVIN RICH: Life can get bleak for young players who don’t make it into elite ranks

Pressure to succeed at top level can lead to resorting to desperate measures

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AYABONGA CAWE: Shack eviction incident highlights urgent need for land reform

Bulelani Qholani’s plight is the product of centuries of suppression and a slave-like labour system

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LUKANYO MNYANDA: Tito Mboweni’s academic critics miss the mark

The letter from a group of economists falls short on solutions and reverts to slogans rather than thought-out plans

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DESNÉ MASIE: The transatlantic myth of the ‘liberal’ mask

Wearing or not wearing a face mask during the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK and US marks your political and cultural leanings

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PETER ATTARD MONTALTO: The risks of being naked in the jaws of the hippo

Declaring a cabinet subcommittee has agreed to reach a primary balance means nothing without the decisions to get there

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STREET DOGS: On the contrast principle

From overpriced houses to bad marriages, you think you’re immune to psychological manipulation but you are not

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DAVID SHAPIRO: Things have changed for the better ... for gold, anyway

Analysts do not believe the price of gold will stop here, with many anticipating it could reach $3,000

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GENEVIEVE QUINTAL: Ters payments are a mammoth task, but lives are at stake

The government and employers need to play their part to ensure vulnerable workers get relief despite the technical difficulties

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ISAAH MHLANGA: Faulty assumptions, if unchecked, lead to ruin

Financial resources are limited; absolute consensus is not necessary and good policies can have bad results

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: Win-win section 12J tax incentive has just one year left to run

The scheme helps affluent investors create jobs in SMEs, which in turn feed other tax revenues into the fiscus

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TONY LEON: Opposition is a thankless task, but we can’t do without it

With the DA in apparent disarray, as is the EFF, let no one forget that the ruling party must always be subject to questioning

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KEVIN MCCALLUM: A long wait for a fan by fate ends in a week of delirium

Liverpool became champions of England last week for the first time in 30 years

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STREET DOGS: Two essentials for Wall Street success

Mr Market’s job is to provide you with prices; your job is to decide whether it is to your advantage to act on them

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