EDITORIAL: SA’s ineffective Zimbabwe policy needs to forsake ANC taboos

Pretoria may stand a chance of playing a constructive role in Zimbabwe only when it dumps its sisterly revolutionary party approach

EDITORIAL: Numsa needs to view Comair deal as a long-haul trip

While the business rescue plan proposes job and wage cuts, the alternative could be no work at all

EDITORIAL: New Woolworths CEO skips keeping up with the Joneses

Roy Bagattini rightly focuses on David Jones’s capital structure instead of fixing operations

EDITORIAL: Ramaphosa has spoken and the tourism industry anxiously awaits details

We are ready to open our doors again to the world, the president proclaims

EDITORIAL: Reserve Bank is likely to cut rate, and that is the right move

One factor favouring a cut is the rand’s recent resilience, which has led to it being among the best performing emerging-market currencies in the past month

EDITORIAL: IRR’s spat with Sygnia’s Magda Wierzycka just isn’t liberalism

Prescribed assets have been tried — during apartheid — and found wanting

EDITORIAL: Taxing cigarettes is a tricky business

Hiking taxes on tobacco products risks making the illicit market bigger and more lucrative

EDITORIAL: SA cries out for move to lockdown level 1

Second-quarter GDP contraction of more than 50% is Ramaphosa’s cue to ease restrictions

EDITORIAL: Carry on like this, and Ramaphosa will be no hero in history

He talks of a new dawn for SA but he has shown he tolerates mediocrity, laxity and even corruption

EDITORIAL: An offensive advert, and a cynical offensive

The EFF’s response to the Clicks commercial was dangerous, and yet the party denies it encouraged violence

EDITORIAL: Mr President, our stalled economy needs torque, not talk

Cyril Ramaphosa is allowing himself to be bogged down by too many deliberations

EDITORIAL: Comair prepares to spread its wings again

One of the biggest employers in the sector is set to return and maintain competitiveness

EDITORIAL: Post Office posts a nagging reminder

Begging bowl brings president's long-standing SOE headache to the fore again

EDITORIAL: Leaving renewable energy in the dark will stunt growth

With load-shedding to continue for 18 months, power from new sources must be tapped if the economy is to recover

DAVID SHAPIRO: It’s going to be 5G, cloud, e-learning — and ethical conduct

The future is being shaped by new technologies and habits we acquired during lockdown

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EDITORIAL: Don’t bank on a consistently stronger rand

The US Fed has been loosening its monetary policy for years, implying a weaker dollar, but economic growth is the important metric

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