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Oscar Pistorius during his sentencing on Tuesday. Picture: HERMAN VERWEY/EPA

LETTER: Justice system needs overhauling

Judgments are not only biased in favour of the rich but are also inconsistent

LETTER: Theobald gets it wrong

Picture: SOWETAN
18 hour(s) ago

Postbank’s auditors have not raised a single concern about its financial statements

LETTER: Skill trumps size

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18 hour(s) ago

Has the ANC loaded the public payroll with loyal cadres at the expense of hiring competent people who are capable of getting the jobs done efficiently?

LETTER: We all need to assist in crime fight

Picture: GALLO IMAGES/DIE SON/WILLIAM McKINTOSH
1 day(s) ago

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

Picture: THINKSTOCK
2 day(s) ago

Ebrahim Harvey’s notion of indebtedness is puerile and imbecilic

LETTER: Preserve languages

Picture: THINKSTOCK
18 hour(s) ago

Perpetuating archaic practices is unnecessary

LETTER: Mall days are over

Blackheath Shopping Centre in Randburg, north of  Johannesburg. Picture: JONATHAN WOOD
18 hour(s) ago

The recent spate of shopping centre robberies is an opportunity to evaluate SA’s position on these retail centres

LETTER: Harvey column puzzle

Picture: THINKSTOCK
18 hour(s) ago

If white business remains so unpatriotic, the solution must be nationalisation

LETTER: Population solutions

Picture: THINKSTOCK
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

 Picture: THINKSTOCK
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: SA foreign policy ‘wrong-headed’

Picture: THINKSTOCK
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

Picture: THINKSTOCK
3 day(s) ago

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

LETTER: BEE rules will hit industry incentives

Picture: THINKSTOCK
6 day(s) ago

The Department of Trade and Industry is experiencing many structural problems

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
6 day(s) ago

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

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

LETTER: Quirk’s final solution

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

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The Third Umpire

SA Post Office chairwoman Hlamalani Manzini. A leaked draft annual report reveals not only chronic mismanagement and weak internal controls, but that the executive is dead set on awarding itself a 26% salary increase.

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It is great that Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown is taking concerted action to address the leadership crisis at SAA, not so great that she seems to be choosing sides to favour her boss’s buddies.

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Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi. The problem of the state being tardy in paying suppliers was supposed to have been resolved; now we hear small businesses are still going to the wall due to cash-flow difficulties.

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