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EDITORIAL: Joburg’s council clowns

For the sake of this economically critical city, it's time these servants of the people grow up

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Welfare grant: a BIG mistake?

A big new welfare grant could greatly reduce poverty — but only if implemented sustainably. Given SA’s fiscal fragility, it could also make things worse. The ...

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CHRIS ROPER: The lost art of the political insult

A good political takedown has become vanishingly rare in SA. It’s a bitter disappointment — not least because we have so few other measures for the performance ...

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SA’s textile sector is staging a comeback

SA’s textile sector is staging a comeback, as retailers look to locally sourced products to offset dependence on the East

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Tin-town: why Alphamin is coining it

Alphamin’s Bisie mine, on the verge of a bailout two years ago, is coining it due to a huge increase in the metal’s price

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ANN CROTTY: Consultants lurking in the shadows

Why listed companies should disclose what consultants they’ve hired

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Residential rentals on the rise again

After a mini-boom in the home-buying market, higher interest rates now look likely to buoy residential rentals, with Cape Town taking an early lead

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SA’s illegal firearm problem

SA is awash with guns, many of them unlicensed and illegal, but the country is divided on how to deal with the problem

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Reit IPOs — the new tax game?

Property is bucking the delistings trend, but that may have more to do with tax benefits than a sector rebound

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JSE food groups: still ripe for the picking

JSE food groups such as Libstar, AVI, RCL and Brait’s soon-to-be listed Premier could be where the deals are at this year

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: The year of the Big (Tech) Breakup

In 2022, the many lawsuits against monopolistic tech firms, starting with Facebook, will gain momentum

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Tourism economy: locals to the rescue

Domestic tourists turned up in numbers, making a considerable difference to some parts of the industry

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Behind SA’s vegan revolution

Amid a global groundswell, the demand for plant-based food is also soaring locally

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JUSTICE MALALA: How BLSA risked its reputation on Bain

The business body’s premature readmission of Bain was damaging, but at least the firm has now fallen on its sword

EDITORIAL: The SABC and the Mbalula wrecking ball

The minister’s apparent attempts to slap lipstick on the ANC pig are in keeping with the blind obstinacy of the average ANC politician, who seeks blame for the ...

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