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Read the ANC’s two statements on the Reserve Bank and make up your own mind

Party statement calling on Reserve Bank to ‘prioritise the plight of the poor’ contradicted and withdrawn by senior leader

HARI KISHAN: US Treasuries about to send strong US recession signal

'At just 27 basis points now, the gap between two-year and 10-year notes is expected to shrink further to 17 basis points in a year from now, the narrowest ...

CHARMAIN NAIDOO: The legalisation of cannabis worries me. I'm an addict

'Anything that is even vaguely mind-altering, or addictive – and freely available – makes me worry'

DARREL BRISTOW-BOVEY: The checkered career of SA's draughts world champ

'I had never heard of Lubabalo Kondlo before this week, when the news broke that he had finally become world champion for the first time'

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JONATHAN JANSEN: The strange fragility of post-apartheid students

'Are our SA students becoming too soft? I do not sense this kind of fragility among students in much poorer countries such as Mozambique'

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THE STEINHOFF SAGA: The inside story of SA's biggest corporate meltdown

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MANGOSUTHU BUTHELEZI: You are wrong, I never planned or sanctioned violence

'Not a single shred of evidence was produced at the TRC that I was involved in any attack, act of violence or human rights abuses'

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UDAY SAMPATH: How a controversial ad has boosted Nike sales by 60%

'The world's largest sportswear maker sold out far more items between Sept. 3 and Sept. 13 than in the 10-day period before the ad came out'

DAVID A ANDELMAN: Why Trump's tariffs aren't raising a sweat in China

'Many Chinese privately-held companies could profit from the attempted slowdown in American imports from China by increasing their marketing and sales to ...

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TOM EATON: The mayor who represents the one percent - literally, not figuratively

'The ANC would probably tell you that he is the symbolic figurehead of a valiant, revolutionary ANC-led coalition taking back the city from threats like ...

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PETER BRUCE: What China's loans are really all about

'We're not falling into Chinese arms because we want to but because we have to'

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ANA MONTEIRO: Land expropriation - Massive risks, modest rewards

'If we get land reform right, we make a couple of thousand people rich and we can have some impact on the livelihoods of others. If we get it wrong, we lose ...

BARNEY MTHOMBOTHI: Crime shows we have the world's most useless government

'The word "crime" does not even begin to describe the scary phenomenon gripping this country'

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RANJENI MUNUSAMY: Gwede Mantashe and other ANC bigwigs grilled Standard Bank over closing Gupta accounts

'Two of its current top officials as well as three serving members of the national executive committee (NEC) have been incriminated in trying to bully a major ...

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STEVEN BOYKEY SIDLEY: Is China pulling the wool over Ramaphosa's eyes?

Sri Lanka was recently forced to cede an entire port, Hambantota, to the Chinese

JOHN LLOYD: Europe's dangerous drift and the only way to stop it

Macron has proposed a Europe of concentric circles, with an integrating core and increasingly weak adhesion to the Union in those states locating themselves in ...

JUSTICE MALALA: Why dictators and despots rejoice at Zuma and Trump

'The ICC will most likely now weaken and die. The poor and powerless, the weak and defenceless, will have no one to turn to. The bad guys are winning'

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'To track the flow of funds, the extensive Gupta ecosystem that spans SA, Dubai, India, the US, Hong Kong and Singapore needs to be mapped out'

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