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LETTER: Mbete did not fail

Report unfairly casts the speaker in a negative light without any basis

LETTER: Assassin allegation

Clive Derby-Lewis listens to questions during the Truth Commission hearing at Pretoria City Hall in 2012. Picture: SUNDAY WORLD
2 day(s) ago

Clive Derby-Lewis is not an assassin

LETTER: Cheaper tech but higher bank fees

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3 day(s) ago

While foreign exchange may be more under control in SA than in the UK, our banks hardly have competitive attitudes

LETTER: A ruling-party coup?

Economic Freedom Fighters in Parliament.  Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
3 day(s) ago

Perhaps lead in the water can explain this confusion

LETTER: SAA own worst enemy

A South African Airways Airbus A320. Picture: SAA
3 day(s) ago

SAA’s monopoly over certain routes does not guarantee return customers

LETTER: Weighing the pig

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2 day(s) ago

Editorial on school assessment highlights both the influence of public servants in education and the power of one union

LETTER: Zuma removal is not the solution

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

Allister Sparks and Thami Mazwai deliver the same message

LETTER: SA losing its morals

President Jacob Zuma addresses questions in Parliament on Thursday. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
2 day(s) ago

Insulting President Jacob Zuma shows a lack of morals and disgraces families, relatives, friends and colleagues as well

LETTER: Boks need depth

THE BOSS: Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer said his 36-man training squad that will camp in Durban next week ahead of the incoming June tour, will have to step up a gear for a challenging programme this season. The Boks first face a World XV side as well as Wales and Scotland.   Picture:  GETTY IMAGES/IAN MACNICOL
2 day(s) ago

It is a good thing our inexperienced Springbok players are getting more exposure

LETTER: Politics and education

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3 day(s) ago

SA, sadly, has always used education for political means

LETTER: SA needs Motlanthe

President Jacob Zuma, right, shares a lighter moment with Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe during a debate on the state of the nation address in Parliament, Cape Town, on Tuesday.  Picture: GCIS
3 day(s) ago

SA is rudderless as President Jacob Zuma has become an invisible leader

LETTER: Restricting choice won’t fix schools

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3 day(s) ago

Albert Hirschman’s theory does not, in fact, support Jonny Steinberg’s generalisation

LETTER: It worked in the ’30s

Tax incentive. Picture: THINKSTOCK
3 day(s) ago

Giving unemployed people labour-intensive jobs for modest emolument could help

LETTER: The irony curtain

DIFFERENT VIEWS: National Front members hold a protest on Church Square in  Pretoria calling for the release of Clive Derby- Lewis, jailed for the murder of Chris Hani. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
3 day(s) ago

If you can’t handle the irony of Gaye Derby-Lewis’s comments, try living on another planet

LETTER: Energy plan obsolete

Eskom’s Koeberg nuclear plant looms over Melkbosstrand in Cape Town. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
3 day(s) ago

IRP 2010 was written to justify the investment in nuclear power, hence the reluctance to abandon it

LETTER: Democracy at risk

Parliament Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
3 day(s) ago

Disintegration of Parliament last week is probably lowest point in history of modern democracy after Marikana massacre

LETTER: Flaw in constitution

President Jacob Zuma addresses Parliament before the chaos on Thursday. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
3 day(s) ago

Toxic disrespect for the constitution is responsible for examples of a dysfunctional state we see every day

Picture: THINKSTOCK

LETTER: Please help her

The stock exchange is a communist plot .. enjoy your tea

LETTER: Feedback is ignored

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3 day(s) ago

Jonny Steinberg’s column was good, but he forgot two critical ingredients: an incompetent government and militant trade unions

LETTER: SA swallowed global free trade story

DEMAND: Steel production takes place at the Baosteel GroupCorp. facilities in Shanghai, China.  Baosteel says iron-ore prices have further to fall. Picture: BLOOMBERG
5 day(s) ago

Why not add more value here?

LETTER: The boons of boxing

Picture: THINKSTOCK
3 day(s) ago

Watch more boxing matches on SuperSport in case a parliamentary debate breaks out

LETTER: Blame consumers

Reserve Bank
5 day(s) ago

It’s irrational spending that got us into this hole

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The Third Umpire

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane. SA abstained from voting on a landmark UN resolution condemning North Korea’s rights abuses. Does this mean we condone them, or just don’t care?

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Tiger Brands CEO Peter Matlare, who has conceded that the company should have been more circumspect in its approach to Nigeria, where it has been forced to impair the value of its assets by a total of almost R1bn.

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The writing is clearly on the wall for Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, yet he cannot bring himself to take the plunge and commit to the new socialist political movement that is being started by Numsa.

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