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LETTER: Technological ordeal leads to hope

Prof Friedman’s article and the care of the staff at Times Media Group hark back to the spirit of 1994, with its sense that each of us has a part to play

LETTER: Sports pages score

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21 hour(s) ago

Business Day is a terrific newspaper but the sports pages round off and make it a more readable and enjoyable paper than it would otherwise be

LETTER: TB vaccine a noble gift

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21 hour(s) ago

Tamar Kahn is right to sound the alert about the Cinderella budget of the Medical Research Counci

LETTER: SA the biggest loser in steel strike

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1 day(s) ago

Who can estimate the longer-term damage in terms of companies closing, jobs lost and future investors having been scared away

LETTER: Keep cool heads on land reform

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2 day(s) ago

It is crucial that the history of forced removals and land dispossession as a result of colonialism and apartheid be reversed

LETTER: Scrap sports pages

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2 day(s) ago

Business Day should abandon the SportsDay section and replace it with more business and/or economics analysis and news

LETTER: Callous over Hoffman

IN CHARGE: Judge Willie Seriti chairs the commission of inquiry into the arms deal. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
2 day(s) ago

Franny Rabkin’s comments must rank in terms of callousness and insensitivity with the remarks made by Jimmy Kruger at the time of Steve Biko’s death

LETTER: Give Malema a post

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21 hour(s) ago

Harness Malema’s influence for good, as could have much to contribute to the future of SA

LETTER: Simplifying matters

An Israeli soldier sits on top of a tank along the border between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. Picture: AFP PHOTO/GIL COHEN-MAGEN
21 hour(s) ago

Israel is determined to show friend and foe that it is above the law and that the norms that apply to other states bear no relevance to it

LETTER: A paradise lost?

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21 hour(s) ago

‘Immortal hate, and courage never to submit or yield’

LETTER: Rethinking leadership

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1 day(s) ago

It’s time to fundamentally rethink what the work of leadership is — and how to equip more people to do it

LETTER: Strange funding call

Stone Sizani.  Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
1 day(s) ago

It is strange that the call should come from the ANC as it has donors and sponsors aplenty, as is the case with most ruling parties

LETTER: Disclose level of course

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1 day(s) ago

Do all of these courses lead to qualifications that are registered on the National Qualifications Framework?

LETTER: Living in Wonderland

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2 day(s) ago

The ruling party keeps passing more and more onerous legislation but at the same time decreases the department ’s ability to enforce even the legislation we have

LETTER: Vote on Facebook?

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2 day(s) ago

Members join a voting group for the sole purpose of proposing ideas and voting on other people’s ideas

LETTER: Academics chide Israel

Smoke rises following what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on Sunday. Picture: REUTERS
3 day(s) ago

What is going on in Gaza is a massacre and academics are speaking out too

LETTER: Bias clouds reasoning

The mother of a Palestinian child reacts following his death at a hospital in Gaza City on Monday.  Picture: REUTERS
3 day(s) ago

Israel is totally justified in taking measures to prevent Hamas from terrorising the Israeli population

LETTER: Punish the EFF

Economic Freedom Fighters leader and a group of EFF members march to the Gauteng legislature on Tuesday.  Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
3 day(s) ago

You know the old saying that the only thing that we learn from history is that we don’t learn from history?

LETTER: Incompetent ministry

Malusi Gigaba. Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
4 day(s) ago

It will be interesting to see how Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba reacts when he comes face to face with the incompetence of his ministry

Mourners carry the bodies of Palestinian children, whom medics said were killed in an Israeli air strike that destroyed a house they were staying at, during their funeral in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday. Picture: REUTERS

LETTER: Anti-Semitism

Why does the world only demonstrate for Gaza, when people are dying everywhere?

LETTER: Vouchers a solution

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2 day(s) ago

Under a voucher system, teachers will become accountable to the school proprietors, who will want to run a good ship in order to attract (pupils)

LETTER: Falling on deaf ears

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3 day(s) ago

The people have spoken, but no one’s listening

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The Third Umpire

Former Numsa president Cedric Gina. There’s no reason why he should not help form a union to rival Numsa, which is clearly not going to be part of the tripartite alliance for much longer. So why be so coy?

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ANC chief whip Stone Sizani, who has indicated that his party is no longer opposed to transparency in political donations. His call for a new funding model should be seen by civil society as an invitation to negotiate.

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Swimmer Chad le Clos. After his seven-medal haul at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, a double gold in butterfly at the Rio Olympics in 2016 would seem an entirely reasonable goal. Let the records tumble.

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