EDITORIAL: Amplats and Anglo cannot afford a mishap in relocating 1,000 families

It is an undeniably difficult task but Amplats has the money to give poor villagers a chance to really improve their lives

EDITORIAL: Investors jittery about Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko’s departure

Maseko, who leaves at the end of June 2022, transformed the company into a mobile phone network powerhouse

EDITORIAL: Welcome income relief doesn’t mask health and fiscal hazards

Relief measures to soften blow of the pandemic are welcome, but what’s less clear is the fiscal impact of the government's new promises

EDITORIAL: Beware the technology that helps tyrants prevail

Just when you thought your iPhone was safe, the recent Pegasus spyware scandal exposes privacy risks

EDITORIAL: SA must proceed with care from this crisis

Decisions taken now might be difficult to reverse in the future

EDITORIAL: Severe weather events point to fraught future

From extreme flooding in China and Europe to wildfires in North America, the climate change writing is on the wall

EDITORIAL: Inept defence minister shows Ramaphosa’s cabinet isn’t fit for purpose

Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s contradiction of the president means he can’t afford to put off a much-needed reshuffle for much longer

EDITORIAL: Political atmosphere should rule out talk of lower inflation targets by Reserve Bank

This past week’s events are unlikely to have an effect on the MPC’s policy decision on Thursday

EDITORIAL: Standard Bank looks to the future with Liberty

Even amid the mayhem and violence, CEO Sim Tshabalala says it is important to think long term

WATCH: The devastating impact of riots on SA’s economy

Business Times contributing editor Hilary Joffe and a panel of journalists discuss the economic and political effect of riots on SA in this special edition of ...

EDITORIAL: Ters payments welcome, but a little late in coming

There is no acceptable reason for the government to have taken this long to reassure workers their wages would be protected

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EDITORIAL: The timing of British Lions’ tour could not be worse

Crushed by waves of Covid and unrest, the country hosting the Lions isn’t doing its best marketing job

EDITORIAL: Violence exposes a weak state with illusionary power

The state has shown itself incapable of its basic function of protecting life and property

EDITORIAL: SA should have seen it coming

People on social media and on TV were threatening violence against the country

EDITORIAL: MTN seen to be dancing with wolves

The SA mobile phone operator has come under fire for pulling the plug on internet access in Eswatini during pro-democracy protests

EDITORIAL: A victory for constitutionalism

SA's young democracy took a sizeable step forward when it forced Jacob Zuma to account for his deeds

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