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LETTER: Stop fretting about ethics of tax

Land tax without cash flow is simply unsustainable

LETTER: Competent staff cut

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2 day(s) ago

Perpetual chopping of editorial budgets may also be driving the decline in sales of Business Day

LETTER: Wrong to raise taxes

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2 day(s) ago

Finance minister should have cut spending instead of raising taxes

LETTER: Fewer local applicants

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1 day(s) ago

Economic refugees have displaced SA locals from employment

LETTER: SA no royal kingdom

Karoo: Picture: REUTERS / MIKE HUTCHINGS
1 day(s) ago

Land claims have few examples of continued productivity

LETTER: SA open to migrants

Malusi Gigaba. Picture: Picture: SOWETAN FILE PHOTO/PETER MOGAKI
1 day(s) ago

Home Affairs regulations not ambivalent over immigrants

LETTER: Odd jobs are useful

A group of men sit along a road looking for work. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
1 day(s) ago

SA should welcome nonstandard forms of employment

LETTER: Take lead on energy

Shoprite CEO Whitey Basson. Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
5 day(s) ago

Become self-reliant with power stations, generators and solar panels

LETTER: A nonracial vision

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2 day(s) ago

I have seen someone close to me not given entrance to a postgraduate course because she is not black

LETTER: No secrets in independent taxes

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2 day(s) ago

On the other hand, a single land tax is a user charge that lowers the cost of jobs, wealth and land

LETTER: SACP election failure

Deputy Public Works Minister Jeremy Cronin briefs Parliament’s public works committee on the draft version of the highly controversial Expropriation Bill on Tuesday in Cape Town. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
2 day(s) ago

Nazi party won more votes than the South African Communist Party ever has

LETTER: Renewal of Agoa vital

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2 day(s) ago

It makes economic and political sense for SA to demonstrate real commitment to remaining within Agoa

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LETTER: Novel way of collecting carbon tax

Finance minister could easily have softened the blow on the increased fuel levy by calling it a carbon tax

LETTER: Absurd argument

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene delivers his maiden budget speech on Wednesday. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
5 day(s) ago

Friedman’s article is clearly an attempt to make everyone feel better about being screwed

LETTER: Use power effectively

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5 day(s) ago

A growing number of voters perceive the gross self-interest of the ruling elite in the ANC

LETTER: Putin and Zuma are two of a kind

President Jacob Zuma, right, and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Mr Zuma was visiting Russia on Thursday to deepen bilateral ties between the Brics peers.   Picture: GCIS
7 day(s) ago

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Jacob Zuma are joined at their amoral hips

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The Third Umpire

Outgoing Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba, who has been awarded the Mo Ibrahim Foundation’s $5m African leadership prize, the first time this coveted gong has been awarded in the past three years.

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Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel. The 100MW solar power plant he opened near Pofadder on Monday may not mean much in terms of SA’s generation capacity, but it is the way of the future.

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Cape Town’s firefighters, many of them volunteers, who have been putting their lives on the line for the past three days to battle one of the worst wildfires ever to afflict the peninsula. Give those men (and women) a Bells.

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