Will we kill our future because we lack the courage to live now?
We’re going to kill old order jobs in the hope that we can grow new, new order ones
Many aspects of the economic Master Plan promise little more than a doubling down on old, dog-eared ANC shibboleths
Mkhize looked like the voice of reason during the pandemic, and he works hard. But getting rid of advisers who only told him the truth is a sign of weakness
There’s no denying that jobs need to be created and that ‘buy local’ is a good thing, but they aren’t going to happen by decree
The closer you look, the less convincing the reform narrative seems to be. Ramaphosa is surrounded by ministers who have no interest in reform. They’re only ...
Pity that the party will probably continue to appeal to its base by attacking the ANC rather than building a real alternative
Even so, here’s my advice: if you smoke or drink, get out now, this very day, and buy yourself a three-month supply of everything you need
Just too much money gets stolen and not enough politicians or officials are held to account for it. The price may turn out to be our sovereignty. At least ...
The president has been caught horribly short by the coronavirus. It has exposed weaknesses his general geniality might have hidden a little longer
Still, I don’t subscribe to the coup theory. I don’t think Ace Magashule is running the ANC and I don’t think the president is a coward
It is instructive that the president chose to consult the taxi industry on his Sunday night announcement, but not the liquor industry
SA insurance stalwart Santam has been a shining example of what not to do when you’re in a corner
If Mboweni is in the mood to stand against insanity then he has a chance to start when he presents the emergency Covid-19 budget tomorrow
You can be clever and ask whether the government used the time it bought by locking down early wisely, but there’s no right answer. The fact is, we’re in the ...
Another conference won’t do. Not more promises. Only action will do
At the best of times SA is not an easy place to govern, but there are so many easy fixes if we could only learn to value the expertise and commitment we have
Ramaphosa, Gordhan and Patel have a vision for a new SA – but a wasteland awaits them if they do not get more economic activity safely going