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We’re wasting time and money when we should be probing Covid immunity

ANALYSIS | Forget lockdowns and costly PCR tests when it's better to focus on the extent of our immunity

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Airports need to improve signage so quick drop-offs don’t incur ...

Not only can you no longer enter an airport when seeing off family or friends, but when dropping someone off you’ll be forced to negotiate a ...

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OPINION | Online workers may face new struggle for rights

Working from home is not new. Until the Industrial Revolution, most economic activities took place within the household. With industrialisation, the ...

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OPINION | Covid-19 shows just how far SA is from ...

What planet, you wonder, do our politicians live on? Last weekend, City Press quoted an unnamed official as saying the success of SA’s Covid-19 response shows just how well National Health Insurance (NHI) would work. “This thing was a serious dry ...
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OPINION | Pandemic opens doors to abuse of power ...

Across the continent, democracies are in need of help — including from investors — to stave off abuses of power
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ANC’s admission of guilt speaks volumes

It almost feels like we are back in the Jacob Zuma era, when arrogance in the face of wrongdoing was par for the course ...

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Don’t be smug, Thabo. You are partly to blame for the mess we’re in

Mbeki could have paved the way for a tolerable future, but he pitted the ANC against itself in pursuit of control

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Salute to us all, but the Covid-19 battle is not quite over

The past six months have been The silent killer is still lethal  and there is still no vaccine. By Wednesday night ...

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Ramaphosa must get rid of dead wood to ignite South Africa’s recovery

Our cabinet of dreams is more like a nightmare populated by inept ministers

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Graduates face an increasingly uncertain future

Graduate underemployment is not new; neither will it disappear any time soon. In fact, it is bound to worsen as the ...

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Five, four, three, two, one, lift-off for travel! But beware

SA’s borders are open for travel, but without training, diligence and competence, we could be grounded again

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The post-Madiba generation is fumbling the baton

In the past weeks SA has mourned the deaths of George Bizos and Achmat Dangor. In July Andrew Mlangeni, the last ...

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A man, an octopus and lessons for our corona lives

If this brilliant doccie is not about resilience in the face of great odds, then the message is lost upon us

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Sorry, carnivores, we have to go veggie or Earth is doomed, UN warns

Moving to mostly vegetarian diets will be crucial to save the natural world, the United Nations has warned

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Unlikely friendship teaches us life lessons

Until two Saturdays ago, my idea of heaven was devouring a plate of grilled calamari at Bertha’s in Simon’s Town while ...

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Who needs Chiefs when we have the ANC’s own goals for comic relief?

Take the party’s Zim flight of fancy, a tragicomedy that would shock even the most banana of republics

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This is what genocide looks like. It must be stopped

A video of soldiers emptying their rifles into a naked woman in Mozambique shows the psychopathy of war

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Clicks’s naïve bid to right a wrong merely gave the EFF thugs more power

Its concessions in the hair row mean violent extremists can veto the rights of peaceful commerce in SA

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