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LETTER: Let’s save our wrath for the living

When a man has passed, perhaps it is time to afford those who loved him some respect

LETTER: Business under attack

Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
1 day(s) ago

Thami Mazwai is living in a fantasy world where regulations impose no costs on the economy and can be cherry-picked for piecemeal advantage

LETTER: Xenophobia stares Zulu in the face

Lindiwe Zulu. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
2 day(s) ago

Attack and looting of foreign-owned businesses nothing more than abnormal and xenophobic

LETTER: Foreigners work hard

A taxi is loaded by foreigners fleeing their shop in Soweto, Johannesburg, on Tuesday. Picture: SOWETAN
1 day(s) ago

Foreign business success can be attributed to working long hours, having no holidays, living frugally and then investing their profits in their businesses

LETTER: Zulu is misunderstood

Nazil Munssi, surrounded by police, in front of his looted shop on Friday. Townships including Soweto have been hit by looters targeting foreign-owned stores. Picture: AFP/STEFAN HEUNIS
1 day(s) ago

Lindiwe Zulu’s advice is the best antidote for the violence against foreigners as it reduces the "them" and "us" relationship

LETTER: Deal with xenophobia

Residents run amok, looting shops owned by foreign nationals in Soweto on Thursday. Picture: SOWETAN
1 day(s) ago

It is absurd to hear politicians deny the prevalence of xenophobia and attribute these actions to sheer criminality

LETTER: Help Zulu understand

Spaza shop owner Ohiedurrahman Rahman, originally from Bangladesh, at his spaza shop. Picture: DAILY DISPATCH
2 day(s) ago

Lindiwe Zulu does not understand commerce after her call for foreign-owned businesses to share trade secrets

LETTER: Ignorance on display

People walk past a spaza shop in Mzimhlophe, Soweto.  Picture: SOWETAN
2 day(s) ago

No business willingly shares its trade secrets with potential opposition

LETTER: Not-so-secret secrets

Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
2 day(s) ago

Somali immigrants excel at providing service to local communities

LETTER: Computers cheaper than textbooks

Picture: THINKSTOCK
3 day(s) ago

Parents, corporations and the public can do a lot to alleviate the problems with education, especially as far as costs are concerned

LETTER: Zuma snubs chamber

Jacob Zuma. Picture: REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKO
3 day(s) ago

It is alarming that the Chamber of Mines and the mining industry supported a flawed bill

LETTER: Sell power to Eskom

Eskom's Medupi station. Picture: ARNOLD PRONTO
3 day(s) ago

Consumer could feed surplus energy from photovoltaic cells back to the grid

Economist and former World Bank chief Joseph Stiglitz. Picture: REUTERS

LETTER: Middle class employ

It is middle class that creates most jobs

LETTER: Early learning is vital

Picture: THINKSTOCK
2 day(s) ago

Early childhood development centres and playgroups so much more than a creche or a care centre

LETTER: E-cigarettes beneficial

A man arranges cigarettes in a shop in central London, the UK, on Thursday. The UK government plans  to introduce legislation for plain cigarette packaging.  Picture: EPA / FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA
3 day(s) ago

Treating e-cigarettes ‘like their combustible counterparts’ is counter-intuitive

LETTER: IDC can help Eskom

3 day(s) ago

IDC should buy five of Eskom’s power stations — easing its cash flow — and find partners to run them

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The Third Umpire

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng, who reckons he would be earning even more were he working elsewhere, despite his lack of qualifications. And he may just be right — if he was a politician on the take.

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ANC leader in the Cape Town council and Cosatu regional secretary Tony Ehrenreich. The ANC’s behaviour in the council chamber on Wednesday was worse than that of the EFF in Parliament, which they constantly condemn.

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VIP unit driver Joseph Semitjie, who has been sentenced to five years behind bars for reckless driving and fleeing the scene. Blue light accident victim Thomas Ferreira suffered permanent brain damage.

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