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LETTER: We all need to assist in crime fight

The truth is that we, as citizens, live with these criminals

LETTER: Zuma hit nail on head

President Jacob Zuma. Picture: GCIS
1 day(s) ago

Welfare state policies benefit foreigners, says president

LETTER: Pistorius got off lightly

The door through which Reeva Steenkamp was shot is displayed during Oscar Pistorius's murder trial in Pretoria. Picture: REUTERS
1 day(s) ago

Apparently, the appropriate punishment for the wanton slaughter of another human being is five years’ imprisonment

LETTER: Population growth a key problem

Capital in the Twenty-First Cetnury. Author: Thomas Piketty
2 day(s) ago

It is incontestable that population growth is the key driver of all global societal problems

LETTER: Whites owe no one

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2 day(s) ago

Ebrahim Harvey’s notion of indebtedness is puerile and imbecilic

LETTER: SA foreign policy ‘wrong-headed’

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3 day(s) ago

Not only has SA’s policy failed to live up to its promise to place human rights above self-interest, it has also damaged our self-interest in many ways

LETTER: Steinberg out of touch

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3 day(s) ago

Presence in the country that one writes about lends credibility to opinion

LETTER: BEE rules will hit industry incentives

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5 day(s) ago

The Department of Trade and Industry is experiencing many structural problems

LETTER: Population solutions

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1 day(s) ago

Detroit provides a good example of the effects of negative population growth

LETTER: Firms look beyond SA

Picture: THINKSTOCK
1 day(s) ago

Old Mutual has just announced expenditure of R10bn in the purchase of a UK company

LETTER: Donation tax for Zuma

President Jacob Zuma's residence in Nkandla. Picture: SOWETAN/SUNDAY WORLD
1 day(s) ago

Have possible donors and South African Revenue Service considered the 20% tax bill?

LETTER: Sasol ready to explore

Sasol's headquarters in Rosebank, Johannesburg. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
2 day(s) ago

Sasol is playing an active role in shaping and growing an industry that holds great potential in defining SA’s energy future

LETTER: Column off mark

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2 day(s) ago

Peter Bruce’s most recent column peddles flawed argument

LETTER: Time to talk peace

A combination picture shows this year's Nobel Peace Prize winners, Indian children's right activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai, in an August 18 2014 file photo.  Picture: REUTERS
2 day(s) ago

India and Pakistan should take full advantage of the world’s attention on their countries

LETTER: Quirk’s final solution

INEVITABLE? Stephen Emmott and Danny Dorling differ in their outlooks on the growth of the world’s population. Picture: THINKSTOCK
3 day(s) ago

BEE is a lot more palatable than Jon Quirk’s way of addressing the ‘fundamental cause’

LETTER: Elders affect youth

ANC Youth League national co-ordinator Mzwandile Masina. Picture: ARNOLD PRONTO
3 day(s) ago

The youth is the natural opposition to the present hegemony

ETTER: Alimony controls

Picture: THINKSTOCK
3 day(s) ago

Our exchange control regulations, or the way commercial banks interpret them, have some extraordinary consequences

LETTER: Nuclear haste a worry

Cows graze at a field near the Doel nuclear plant in northern Belgium in this August 22 2012 file photo.   Picture: REUTERS
5 day(s) ago

Would it not make more sense to proceed with caution while we check out the oil and gas prospects?

LETTER: Post Office cannot fail

Picture: SOWETAN
5 day(s) ago

Agreements with the International Postal Union require that the Post Office sends and delivers international mail and parcels

LETTER: Population rise skews labour balance

Jean Tirole.  Picture: REUTERS
7 day(s) ago

We need to address the fundamental cause and reduce population quickly if we want to return the labour and capital equation to some form of parity

LETTER: Bizarre but terrifying

Terry Crawford-Browne at the arms deal commission in Pretoria.  Picture: SOWETAN
7 day(s) ago

The carefully crafted checks and balances of our constitutional democracy have been systematically destroyed to cover up the corruption the arms deal has unleashed

Picture: SUNDAY TIMES

LETTER: Nedlac needs rethink

The robust debate in Nedlac has been almost completely ignored by the Department of Labour

LETTER: Keep roads for traffic

Access to the drains was via specially constructed ramps, not for the faint of heart. Picture: JUAN GERBER
5 day(s) ago

Mountain bikes belong in the mountains, not in the city

LETTER: Rantings are idiotic

Terry Crawford-Browne at the arms deal commission in Pretoria.  Picture: SOWETAN
5 day(s) ago

Terry Crawford-Browne has succeeded in not only making a complete idiot of himself but giving even demented conspiracy theorists a bad name

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The Third Umpire

Presidential business adviser Sandile Zungu, for doing his job by reminding SA’s Cabinet ministers that the state-owned enterprises have boards that are supposed to operate independently, without undue political interference.

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Communications Workers Union general secretary Aubrey Tshabalala. Sasol Inzalo’s bid to bypass a rule requiring documentation to be posted to shareholders does not augur well for striking workers’ job security.

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Arms deal commission head Judge Willie Seriti. Wouldn’t it be tragically ironic if subpoenaed witnesses who decline to testify because the inquiry has lost its credibility are the only people who are prosecuted?

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