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Columnists

Packages for the Rugby World Cup provide certainty — at a price

5 hour(s) ago

The contenders for several Rugby World Cup positions look pretty settled but, in others, the competition is still fierce … Some World Cup veterans are expected to return, writes Liz Mcgregor

Opinion & Analysis

Has technology improved our lives?

The Globe. Picture: REUTERS
7 hour(s) ago

We still gauge what we have against others, writes J Bradford DeLong

Editorials

EDITORIAL: Cook up a proper plan for Eskom

Tshediso Matona. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
5 hour(s) ago

Utility's own CE, Tshediso Matona, describes Eskom as ‘living on the edge’

Columnists

THE INSIDER: Kulula’s bad service has clients turning green

ON THE GROUND: A Kulula.com Boeing at Lanseria airport in Johannesburg. The budget carrier is owned by Comair. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
5 hour(s) ago

Having tarnished the Almighty’s reputation and saved their paymasters a buck, the airline's ground staff retreated

Opinion & Analysis

World needs a new Bretton Woods with Africa in the lead

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5 hour(s) ago

We have the land that will feed the future and the sun that will power the next industrial revolution, writes Lorenzo Fioramonti

Columnists

Has the EFF sold out?

1 day(s) ago

ANC seems to have found a chink in ‘revolutionary’ party’s armour, writes Gareth van Onselen

Business has key role in selling SA to world

The trouble with state-run marketing is that it is too easily dismissed as propaganda, writes Simon Barber
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Behind this muscle-flexing, however, both states are pushing for a broader reordering of world affairs, writes Gideon Rachman

Sinatra doctrine hits wrong note with China and Russia

Michel Pireu: All of us have cut our teeth during perhaps a most advantageous period of time that an investor could experience, says Bill Gross

STREET DOGS: A most advantageous period

Columnists

Why have we stopped valuing our employees?

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5 hour(s) ago

In recent times, it feels as if we have unlearnt the importance of valuing people, writes Suhana Gordhan

Editorials

EDITORIAL: Racial legacy fuels violence

Police officers hold a line before advancing on protesters during the second night of demonstrations in Oakland, California, following the grand jury decision in the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson. Picture: ELIJAH NOUVELAGE / REUTERS
5 hour(s) ago

Most black people’s interaction with police is dramatically different to that of whites’

Columnists

LETTER FROM CAPE TOWN: Chevron’s refinery concern raises key questions

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7 hour(s) ago

If the government was serious about regional development, Mozambique would be encouraged to use its gas to generate power for export into the regional grid, writes Dave Marrs

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Housing market far from rational

Buyers ignore inflation’s effect, among other things, writes Tim Harford

Columnists

If Jews had less success Israel would be left alone

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1 day(s) ago

Mindful of their vilification, Jews generally downplay their superior performance, even regarding mention of it as borderline anti-Semitism, writes Leon Louw

Columnists

STREET DOGS: Time in the market

1 day(s) ago

It’s easy to cherry-pick historical data that fits your narrative about the markets, writes Michel Pireu

Columnists

Mashaba confounds his detractors but still has much to achieve

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1 day(s) ago

Misguided soccer fanatics gather under one roof and no sane argument blossoms, writes Mninawa Ntloko

Editorials

EDITORIAL: Blackmail won’t help Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
1 day(s) ago

Contrary to the Zimbabwean finance minister’s upbeat assessment of Zimbabwe’s prospects, analysts with a firmer grip on reality and morality see plenty of red lights flashing

Life

‘What shall I wear’ dilemma solved

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1 day(s) ago

Two Harvard graduates have used technology to change the way women get their fashion fix, writes Penny Haw

Arts & Entertainment

JAZZ: Cape Town festival line-up likely to impress

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1 day(s) ago

One aspect of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival becomes more prominent every year: the showcasing of an impressive roster of SA jazz players, writes Gwen Ansell

Columnists

THE INSIDER: Workers get low-down on city’s serpentine ways

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2 day(s) ago

This may affect their prospects in the snake-eats-snake world of keeping a job in Cape Town

Opinion & Analysis

Six ways retailers can own 2015

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1 day(s) ago

Lynette Hundermark looks at current and future trends and the new tech of SA’s retail economy

Editorials

EDITORIAL: End the monopoly on rail

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2 day(s) ago

A strong regulator is urgently needed if SA is to become more competitive

Editorials

EDITORIAL: Danger of relying on outdated plans

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2 day(s) ago

The Integrated Resource Plan 2010 was promulgated only in 2011 but the information and modelling on which it is based is much older and now quite out of date

Columnists

STREET DOGS: Wodehouse's mulligatawny soup

2 day(s) ago

It’s going to be a very happy Christmas out there

Columnists

Individual makes a mockery of fair play

Australia's Michael Clarke. Picture: REUTERS
2 day(s) ago

There are painful questions facing the Aussies , captained as they are by a man who has lost the respect of his coach and the majority of his teammates and countrymen, writes Neil Manthorp

Columnists

STREET DOGS: A most advantageous period

7 hour(s) ago

Michel Pireu: All of us have cut our teeth during perhaps a most advantageous period of time that an investor could experience, says Bill Gross

Columnists

Sinatra doctrine hits wrong note with China and Russia

Gideon Rachman promo
7 hour(s) ago

Behind this muscle-flexing, however, both states are pushing for a broader reordering of world affairs, writes Gideon Rachman

Opinion & Analysis

Business has key role in selling SA to world

7 hour(s) ago

The trouble with state-run marketing is that it is too easily dismissed as propaganda, writes Simon Barber

Motoring

VRROOM WITH A VIEW: Exciting cars in the pipeline

UNWRAPPED:  Ford executive chairman Bill Ford with the new Mustang, which might reach South African shores with right-hand drive.  Picture: QUICKPIC
1 day(s) ago

There may be deadlock in politics but next year will see some motoring novelties, writes Alexander Parker

Columnists

THE INSIDER: Playing fast and loose with question of age

Pule Mabe. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
1 day(s) ago

Front-runner candidate for the helm of the ANC Youth League, Pule Mabe, may need a ‘soccer age’

Opinion & Analysis

Renewable energy can think local but must act global

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1 day(s) ago

Local content requirement can add a political dilemma of job creation versus technology and knowledge transfer from foreign companies, writes Radhika Perrot

Opinion & Analysis

Realise that Eskom alone cannot solve our power crisis

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1 day(s) ago

The intermittent nature of wind and solar energy is easily complemented by gas turbines to meet demand, writes Anton Eberhard

Columnists

SA must move beyond laissez faire economics

Lesetja Kganyago, deputy governor of the Reserve Bank. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
1 day(s) ago

While we argue for global policy harmonisation, it is unlikely that the domestic interests of our trading partners will give way to a global consensus, writes Xhanti Payi

Opinion & Analysis

SA needs to make decisions on energy and act on them

AMBITIONS: US President Barack Obama, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping drink a toast in Beijing on Wednesday. Picture: REUTERS
2 day(s) ago

Climate change policy should be central to realistic development programme, writes Mike Muller

Columnists

The stupid things experts say

2 day(s) ago

It’s hard not to keep parroting the Motley Fool’s Morgan Housel when he keeps coming up with such good stuff, writes Michel Pireu

Columnists

Maponya has shown the way on beating odds

2 day(s) ago

The township economy was designed not to be viable, writes Trudi Makhaya

Columnists

Gap between leaders and members at heart of Cosatu’s troubles

Steven Friedman
1 day(s) ago

Conflict that prompted Numsa’s expulsion is a symptom of deeper problems that unions need to address if they are to serve their members, writes Steven Friedman

Columnists

Revised growth rates are even more depressing

1 day(s) ago

Changes to the System of National Accounts have made a significant difference to the way an economy is measured, writes Hilary Joffe

Editorials

EDITORIAL: Restore respect to house

Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu, left, accompanies Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu during the fracas in the National Assembly on Thursday.  Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
1 day(s) ago

A dysfunctional Parliament is in danger of providing respectability to misrule

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The Third Umpire

Pope Francis, for warning European leaders that the continent is increasingly seen by the world as “somewhat elderly and haggard” and “a grandmother, no longer fertile and vibrant”. Rather like the Vatican, in fact.

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Retail billionaire Christo Wiese, who has done rather well out of the R63bn sale of Pepkor to Steinhoff, a deal that is in effect more of a merger than a simple sale. Synergies abound, especially as it expands abroad.

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ANC Youth League national co-ordinator Mzwandile Masina. How bad must things be if the organisation still cannot hold an elective conference more than a year after a task team was formed to knock it into shape?

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