EDITORIAL: Reserve Bank watches like a hawk

These are volatile times and the risks, both political and economic, call for extreme caution

Brazil’s stunning conviction of Lula da Silva

As a corruption purge, Brazil’s has been sweeping and politically impartial and its independent judiciary a salutary example

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EDITORIAL: Tackle root of Eskom problem

SA’s electricity industry must be restructured if the sector is to thrive

EDITORIAL: Gigaba’s action plan falls short

The problem is much larger than its repetition of much of what Gigaba has already said

FINANCIAL TIMES: Big crisis in US foreign policy

The empty state department is taking a mounting toll on the US’s global position

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EDITORIAL: SAP tripped up by dirty linen

The extent of corporate corruption coming to light through the Gupta saga is alarming

SA is on the fast track to ruin, reaping the fruits of failed economic policy

With its future looking bleak, SA is burdened with a president who seems oblivious to the urgent need for change, writes Bloomberg in its editorial

Islamic State still poses a danger

There does not even appear to be a plan for governance and security in Mosul in the aftermath of a battle that has displaced nearly 1-million civilians

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EDITORIAL: Africa needs more than goals

The G-20 Africa Partnership initiative seemed to take the form of commitments rather than plans

EDITORIAL: The great unravelling

A series of related political and economic events suggest the forces behind "state capture" are weakening

EDITORIAL: Squandering a great legacy

SA is giving up the one diplomatic tool it had in its arsenal: the soft power of righteousness

EDITORIAL: No cakewalk for Zuma allies

The ANC policy conference showed that while decay is the general trend, the fight to save the ANC from itself is still on

EDITORIAL: Maths solution does not add up

South Africans should resist the department’s attempt to make itself look better by sacrificing the education of the country’s youth

The stench from a fishy business in Mozambique

Many questions about the ‘tuna bond’ debt scandal are still to be answered, and ordinary Mozambicans should not alone pick up the tab, writes the ...

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EDITORIAL: Media freedom in the balance

Death of radio producer Suna Venter raises the question: is media freedom once again under threat? Sadly, it is

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