JUSTICE MALALA: Although new to social media, Zuma is no fool

Across the globe politicians are using social media to spread populist messages and, crucially, to win power

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DOUGLAS GIBSON: Vote DA to boost Cyril Ramaphosa

As the former DA chief whip, I’ve seen the ANC meltdown. And I know that voting for the ANC to strengthen the president would be foolish

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ANN CROTTY: Markus Jooste is unruffled about being prosecuted

Did the former Steinhoff boss flout all the corporate governance rules just to prove that he could?

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FRED KHUMALO: The remarkable Hlaudi Motsoeneng

Any sane individual with a modicum of common decency would be holed up in his house, cringing and praying. Not Hlaudi

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Bye-bye WhatsApp, hello Telegram

Facebook has been sued by European regulators for breaching our privacy, and it’s only going to get worse

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EDITORIAL: Why Ramaphosa must tackle Sadtu

If Ramaphosa really wants to transform education, he has to manage the influence of Sadtu, to ensure accountability for shoddy teaching

ROB ROSE: Ascendis’s grisly turn as JSE’s worst performer

Ructions among the shareholders of Ascendis, which was SA’s worst-performing company on the JSE last year, seem ominous

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Big load for Eskom to shed

Reducing staff numbers is the single biggest requirement if Eskom is to begin the road to recovery

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EDITORIAL: Time for SA to step up

2019 brings with it the opportunity for SA to salvage its reputation as far as its rights record is concerned

STEPHEN CRANSTON: From A(jay) to Z(ondo)

There is no doubt that 2018 never lived up to initial expectations

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Has Apple finally fallen?

Tech giant is under pressure in China — and though the iPhone still produces two-thirds of its revenue, its rivals are closing in

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JUSTICE MALALA: All the president’s men

The sycophancy surrounding Donald Trump is of the same order as that enjoyed by Cold War-era despots

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ANN CROTTY: Corporate SA’s fall from grace

SA has a president who is more popular now than he was in January 2018

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CARMEL RICKARD: NUM’s wrong turn

The union’s involvement in a health and safety compliance dispute has been found by the labour court to be irresponsible and unreasonable

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MARC HASENFUSS: From Dawn to dusk

The bottom line is that Dawn is not generating enough cash flow to cover operating expenses, capital expenditure and working capital requirements

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FRED KHUMALO: My colourful, inviting, joyous experience at Queen Sheba

The delights of Queen Sheba were heightened by the pleasure of hearing Pops Mohamed performing once again (but bring your own wine)

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