NATASHA MARRIAN: Cyril Ramaphosa’s tolerance signals a new style

Ramaphosa & Co have a fine line to tread in giving Zuma his comeuppance without humiliating him

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MICHAEL FRIDJHON: Collectors possess the bottles but can’t enjoy them all

When wine drinkers possessed of a collector’s mentality consider what to put into their cellars, many fail to recognise that they are faced with a different ...

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CHRIS THURMAN: Struggling artists face tough ethical choices over politicians’ support, less so celebrities

There are lots of grey areas here. Each case is unique. As always in matters of ethics, the key consideration is power — status, money, popularity and ...

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KEVIN McCALLUM: Young, black and talented: a week of firsts that matter

Ngidi,  Rabada and Dlamini achieve their dreams and make history for South Africa

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EDITORS’ LUNCHBOX: Trump did not defiantly overfeed Japanese fish, Republicans say

Wage negotiations at Eskom are due to start in April, and US should consider growing its own drugs in order to prevent drug smuggling

PETER BRUCE: Who will be the boss of SA after Sunday?

The Ramaphosa camp, if there is such a thing, is saying Zuma can’t survive the weekend. The reason: Eskom is bankrupt

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BRONWYN NORTJE: Graft and uncertainty have been playing havoc since Rhodes’s era

Despite its long and inglorious history, the country has somehow survived and staggered on

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HILARY JOFFE: Overseas firms treading SA’s minefield need to know what the bombs look like

Has the South African market become a graveyard for the global reputations?

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EDITOR’S LUNCHBOX: Proposed Cape Town water levy splits DA

The state offers Denel life support, and if Jacob Zuma is removed next week, how likely is Cyril Ramaphosa to take over?

HILARY JOFFE: Ramaphosa sparks a brighter SA outlook

Even a slightly higher growth rate will flatter the deficit and debt ratios, so a Cyril spurt could help — but only a little

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STEVEN FRIEDMAN: Grassroots citizens may find it harder to get ANC’s ear

Has a window just closed? Cyril Ramaphosa’s election as ANC president seems to have changed the party-political climate

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TRUDI MAKHAYA: Implement the NDP, then lead the world

SA carries the burden, and the opportunity, to lead the world in developing a new kind of economic vision

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CHRIS GILMOUR: SA supermarkets can’t compete with UK and German chains

South Africans are unlikely to ever enjoy the benefits of ultra-cheap shopping as offered by the likes of Aldi and Lidl, for a few reasons

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STREET DOGS: Steer clear of market-pattern claims

The incentives to find a pattern are huge and the costs are minimal

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MNINAWA NTLOKO: Luckily for Hunt, Braamfontein isn’t like Orlando-land

Gavin Hunt is a hugely polarising figure and the majority of those desperate to see him guillotined are not even Wits supporters

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EDITOR’S LUNCHBOX: We respect you, US assures us

Whitey Basson is ‘sorry for the millions of people’ who have had their investments compromised by Steinhoff’s share collapse, and which MP is ...

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