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The Covid-19 crisis has emptied office blocks around the world and companies have moved employees into work-from-home situations, where possible, as rapidly as ...

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EDITORIAL: New SAA: A fool’s errand

It is mind-boggling that a bankrupt state remains in thrall to the idea of a national airline

THULI MADONSELA: An open letter to Cyril Ramaphosa

We need to remember that rules have to be reasonable – in the court of public opinion too

Gambling on dividends

Income-hungry investors will need to pick stocks carefully this year. But a dividend drought is not a given

Enormous challenge lies ahead for SA mines

As SA’s mines ramp up operations to full capacity amid the pandemic, health and safety concerns are top of mind

FREE WEBINAR | Managing supplier development in the Covid-19 crisis

Join the third online Absa Business Day Supplier Development Dialogue on June 9 at 9.30am

ROB ROSE: Covid-19 awakens the ANC’s statist soul

The pandemic should have been the moment for the ANC to reassert sane policies. Instead, it has dredged up the ideas that bankrupted SA in the first place

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EXCLUSIVE: Tension as Jenitha John takes charge at Irba

Exclusive: With no board to review the appointment of the new CEO, staff describe her first days at the accounting regulator as ‘chaos’

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EDITORIAL: Lying Dudu Myeni raises stakes for directors

Myeni will be remembered for something positive at least: a legal precedent which will shake up SA’s corporate governance landscape

New-look PSG: worth your cash?

A PSG post-Capitec is a more balanced company. But is it exciting enough to tempt investors?

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Sirius Real Estate: Sector’s brightest star by far

As results out of Sirius Real Estate show, it’s never a wise idea to bet against the Germans

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Court throws SA’s lockdown exit strategy into disarray — but it got it wrong

Whether the judgment is overturned on appeal or not, what it shows – once again – is that SA’s rule of law and its judicial independence are alive and kicking

GIULIETTA TALEVI: Your pension may be recovering — but the JSE rally makes no sense

Nothing has really changed for SA’s prospects, yet the JSE is acting as if we’ve found a vaccine and Eskom’s towering debt has been magicked into fluffy ...

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Policing in the US: ‘If coronavirus doesn’t kill us, the cops will’

Joshua Chaffin

The extraordinary public outcry over Floyd’s death on May 25 indicates that many Americans feel otherwise and want changes

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Scopa wants full parliamentary inquiry into water department

Linda Ensor

The inquiry will probe how the finances of the department deteriorated to such an extent that it became bankrupt

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MARKET WRAP: JSE gains as investors cheer better-than-expected US jobs data

Odwa Mjo

The rand capped its best week in three after data showed the Reserve Bank purchased R10.2bn in government bonds in May

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MARTIN WOLF: If second wave of Covid-19 occurs, UK may well opt for ‘let it rip’ strategy

Martin Wolf

‘Letting it rip’ is the policy of presidents Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil and Donald Trump in the US: nobody seems as indifferent to the fate of the people as populists, writes Martin Wolf

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SHIRLEY DE VILLIERS: Where has Ramaphosa been for the past 26 years?

Malema says we’re led by fools and non-thinkers. Just occasionally, he hits the nail on the head

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EDITORIAL: Lying Dudu Myeni raises stakes for directors

Myeni will be remembered for something positive at least: a legal precedent which will shake up SA’s corporate governance landscape

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