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Opinion & Analysis

Business BEE template the best route for black farmers

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7 hour(s) ago

A more sensible formula for transformation of SA's agricultural sector has to be found and applied, writes Peter Curle

Editorials

EDITORIAL: No need to rush through new laws

Western Cape finance MEC Alan Winde. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
7 hour(s) ago

The new immigration regulations are but the latest of numerous examples of ill-considered laws being rushed through Parliament

Editorials

EDITORIAL: Policy certainty needed

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7 hour(s) ago

One of the key objectives if we are to turn the economy around is to give businesses certainty about their operating environment

Columnists

LETTER FROM CAPE TOWN: SA may need a commission on commissions

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6 hour(s) ago

We’d be better off if those provinces with the capability to govern themselves properly were granted greater autonomy, writes Dave Marrs

Columnists

Put two and two together to identify PIC’s next boss

7 hour(s) ago

Looking at the criteria listed for the position of PIC’s next chief, it is highly probable that Daniel Matjila will succeed Elias Masilela, writes Phakamisa Ndzamela

Cricket

Insular Australia cricket team denying themselves pleasure of local adventures

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7 hour(s) ago

Unlike Proteas, other touring team has kept away from interacting with Zimbabweans, missing out on golden opportunities, writes Neil Manthorp

Editorials

EDITORIAL: Judiciary sole hope for justice

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1 day(s) ago

It is only the judiciary that stands between us and a government that has little respect for democracy, the rule of law, the constitution or even common decency

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Common standards will improve mobility of Africa’s CAs

Uniformity of standards in African accountancy is important for multinationals that consider our continent an investment destination, writes Vickson Ncube

Establishing the value of restituted land should be an important consideration in land reform cases, writes Trudi Makhaya

Financial value must inform land settlements

Michel Pireu: What would an era of long-term stagnation or a sustained period of slow growth mean for equities?

Slowing growth bad for stocks

Opinion & Analysis

Twin Peaks regulation makes sense for us in SA

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7 hour(s) ago

Johan van Zyl on why the Twin Peaks model is the best approach to regulation of SA’s financial services industry

Columnists

THE INSIDER: Getting tangled in much-used advertising slogan

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7 hour(s) ago

Getting rid of the meaningless expression ‘we can’ will be no pushover

Columnists

LETTER FROM LONDON: Whose side is Zuma on in Lesotho crisis talks?

7 hour(s) ago

Marvin Meintjies: Whose interests will Zuma be serving as he attempts to negotiate a solution in Lesotho?

Rugby

Springboks in for the real thing on Australasian tour

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1 day(s) ago

Wales, Pumas are greatly inferior to Australia, New Zealand, writes Mark Keohane

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Eskom’s problems look as if they are here to stay for now

Carol Paton: What if, after paying more, Eskom is still unable to provide businesses and consumers with a secure supply of electricity?

Columnists

SA’s mining address no longer in a prime area

Gavin Keeton
1 day(s) ago

Gavin Keeton: Very bright warning lights are flashing about the future of mining. Who in the government has even noticed?

Columnists

STRAIGHT TALK: Dos and dont’s of state intervention

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1 day(s) ago

Across economies, government intervention has sought to protect businesses at home and back them in their quest to grow offshore, writes Mark Barnes

Columnists

Ebola not just a health issue for Africa, but also a branding crisis

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1 day(s) ago

Africa is quickly sliding back to being a continent characterised by disease — rather than as a new frontier for investment, writes Dianna Games

Columnists

ON THE WATER: Running chickens and cattle not everyone’s cuppa

President Jacob Zuma's  Nkandla homestead in KwaZulu-Natal. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
1 day(s) ago

If we can forgive the princes of apartheid their transgressions, we can afford a soon-to-be former Number One another chance, writes Neels Blom

Columnists

ON WORK: Electronic diaries are simply no match for our paper past

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1 day(s) ago

Not only is paper faster and requires no password, it doesn’t run out of batteries or freeze, and things don’t get mysteriously deleted, writes Lucy Kellaway

Columnists

Ten of the most disturbing of Zuma’s quotes

1 day(s) ago

An abhorrent disconnect with accountability and responsibility has become a hallmark of Zuma’s leadership, writes Gareth van Onselen

Business Times

STOCK TALK: Joffe's Adcock intentions less than transparent

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2 day(s) ago

It was silly for anyone to think they could make a ‘quick and easy profit’ at Brian Joffe’s expense, writes Ann Crotty

Business Times

Harvesting the big micro-opportunity

INITIATIVES: A three-year study says many small-scale farmers are combining farming with other activities and trade more in informal markets.  Picture: SOWETAN
2 day(s) ago

Helping South Africa's small scale farmers will benefit everyone, writes Oren Fuchs

Business Times

BULLS EYE: Raise rates now to aid the masses

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2 day(s) ago

It is the only way the global economy will avoid a cataclysm way worse than it suffered in 2001 or 2008, writes Jeremy Thomas

Business Times

MONEY MATTERS: Best recipe for your asset mix

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2 day(s) ago

Warren Ingram: How often do you revisit the balance between your shares, bonds, property and cash investments?

Columnists

Financial value must inform land settlements

7 hour(s) ago

Establishing the value of restituted land should be an important consideration in land reform cases, writes Trudi Makhaya

Columnists

Slowing growth bad for stocks

7 hour(s) ago

Michel Pireu: What would an era of long-term stagnation or a sustained period of slow growth mean for equities?

Arts & Entertainment

CRUCIAL CD COLLECTION: The Young Tradition

The Young Tradition/Galleries
1 day(s) ago

Richard Haslop writes about songs of life and death, love and loss, and some British historical fact

Columnists

ON THE MONEY: Numbers in rescue of African Bank are the devil in the detail

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1 day(s) ago

There are major uncertainties around the Reserve Bank’s plan. What if it doesn’t work? Perhaps there is room to massage the solvency, writes Stuart Theobald

Business Times

RANTS AND SENSE: How to solve the ‘Generations’ gap

BIG EARNERS: Former 'Generations' actors address the media in Johannesburg this week about being axed from the popular soapie. Picture: KEVIN SUTHERLAND
2 day(s) ago

The biggest problem for Generations is that it has been wildly successful and the actors want a piece of that success, writes Bruce Whitfield

Columnists

ANC must put limit on its defence of Zuma

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1 day(s) ago

For many South Africans, the Zuma presidency has become nothing but notes on a scandal-prone head of state, writes Aubrey Matshiqi

Columnists

System ‘stacked’ against the people

1 day(s) ago

Songezo Zibi asks if we are really surprised that so many people wait for the government to build them a house instead of doing it themselves

Business Times

Our wildest dreams are coming true

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2 day(s) ago

The ever-accelerating evolution of technology keeps making real the stuff of science fiction, writes Willie Oosthuysen

Business Times

Bosses baulk at the debt-collector role

2 day(s) ago

Employers are fed up and believe the unfettered access to garnishee orders places an unacceptable burden on them, writes Ann Crotty

Editorials

EDITORIAL: Fix municipalities

Municipal workers fix potholes in Zola, Soweto, in this picture taken in February 2013. The Financial and Fiscal Commission says there is lack of investment by local government in the maintenance of roads and sewerage infrastructure.  Picture: SOWETAN
4 day(s) ago

Municipalities haven’t proven to be paragons of good management and governance, as demonstrated by numerous reports of auditor-general

Columnists

Mantashe is right: two capitals are fatal

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4 day(s) ago

It isn’t that Cape Town is racist. It might just be snotty. Or it might just be that the rest of us suffer from low self esteem, writes Peter Bruce

Business Times

New free-to-air rival for SABC, e.tv on the cards

2 day(s) ago

Icasa is set to crack open South Africa’s free-to-air television industry to more competition, writes Duncan McLeod

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Letters

LETTER: Eskom’s woes near to permanent

Eskom's Medupi station. Picture: ARNOLD PRONTO

We need to decide immediately where the power needed to keep the reserve margin above 15% is going to come from

LETTER: UN’s safe haven Israel

LETTER: Call to spurn ANC

LETTER: Odd fracking draft

LETTER: Put MPs on Skype

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The Third Umpire

Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane, whose unilateral decision to dissolve parliament in an effort to avoid a no-confidence vote earlier in the year started the process that led to the past weekend’s military rebellion.

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ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe, for his paranoid response to the EFF’s “threat” to democracy. Either this is a “6% party” to be ridiculed and dismissed as irrelevant, or it is a real threat to SA. He can’t have it both ways.

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EU Council president Herman van Rompuy, whose response to Russian aggression in Ukraine must have President Vladimir Putin shaking in his boots: “I can assure you that everyone is assured we have to move quickly.”

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