Markets remain concerned about the prospect of recession in the US and geopolitical risks with China
What is clear is that we need to grow the economy so everyone benefits.
Soldiers may only be deployed once ordered by Ramaphosa, who has to inform parliament first
Nomusa Dube-Ncube, Amanda Bani and Mbali Frazer were interviewed for the position of premier on Saturday
Companies will do what they can to increase market share in what is considered to still be a largely untapped market
Potentially disastrous effects of free inflow of dumped chicken leave small farmers at risk
Transnet, Telkom and Eskom estimate that thieves and vandals cost them a total of R7bn a year due to metal theft
Cairo-mediated truce comes after three days of violence which left at least 43 people dead
Every time All Black coach Ian Foster fronts the media, he presents it with denial, not truth and honest appraisal
Comprehensive report shows one in eight people had lingering symptoms
Schadenfreude — taking pleasure in the misery of another — is not regarded as a civic or social virtue. Still, it was difficult for SA’s long-suffering citizens — long reconciled to the ineptitude and crassness of the governing ANC — to suppress some delight knowing many of the sins our political overlords have visited on us have now been visited upon them.
As Carol Paton pithily expressed on these pages recently, “It is entirely fitting that the ANC’s ability to hold on to power is now under threat due to the same inadequacies that it has inflicted on the government and the country.” (“Consequences of ANC ineptitude hurt in the right place at last (https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/columnists/2021-09-06-carol-paton-consequences-of-anc-ineptitude-hurt-in-the-right-place-at-last/)”, September 6)...
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