Opinion

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Is this the end of unhappiness for the ‘Happy People’?

It’s been a terrible six years, but a return to happy days for the once “Happy People” seems to be on the card

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The two faces of Tito, each as sincere as the other

The finance minister is torn between common sense and ideological fecklessness. Let’s hope the former wins out

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A pear-shaped production of billboard proportions, but it is the ...

Renash Ramdas has reaped a R100m reward because a party conehead thought R3,000 a poster was pennies

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Online learning is here to stay and parents have ...

Some believe the pandemic was a blessing in disguise, forcing traditionally conservative schools to become more proactive
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NOMPUMELELO RUNJI | More needs to be done to make ...

Have you heard of the tale of The boy who harnessed the wind? This is the title of a Netflix film, the story of a young man, William Kamkwamba, from a village in Malawi, who saved his family and his village from famine in the mid-2000s
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INSIGHT | Act like a start-up to thrive in uncertain times

The Covid-19 pandemic has given rise to many debates. But if there’s one thing commentators appear to be united in, ...

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Ramaphosa’s comfort blanket

Cyril Ramaphosa must tackle the realities of regulatory uncertainty, an electricity debacle, corruption and outdated ...

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‘The Crown’, like the royal family, is too good to be true

Why are viewers turning to a TV show for historical accuracy? My guess is politics

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READER LETTER | Water unfit to drink: poorest denied basic human right

Water is a basic right as enshrined in our constitution. Anyone  who infringes the rights of another person is guilty ...

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Is SABC board fighting a losing battle to stabilise broadcaster?

The divided SABC board and management team seem to be fighting a losing battle to stabilise the financially distressed ...

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JUSTICE MALALA | Trump and Zuma are peas in a pod, reducing the US and SA to banana ...

Both wage war on truth and undermine their citizens, determined to evade justice and recapture the state

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Woolies’ mammoth task: meet the workers proudly helping to stem the plastic tide

A feel-good story of job satisfaction, reduction of plastic waste and, most importantly, preserving livelihoods

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Turkey’s 2016 ‘coup’ worth revisiting

It’s come to the point that anything governments say or do has to be heavily interrogated. Too much has happened for ...

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Grab those second chances

I met N, let’s call her N for confidentiality’s sake, in 2014

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Changing to a safer ante-nuptial contract is possible

In the excitement of planning a future together, many couples avoid talking about the legal side of their union.

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Hitting pavements to find heart of city

I have the pleasure, or misfortune — depending on how you look at it — of bearing witness to my community's resilience. ...

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Africa welcomes US back after being shunned by Trump

Biden has to repair damage caused by president’s wrecking ball strategy on world trade

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How much damage will Trump inflict before he leaves with his tail between his legs?

US president’s self-importance and enormous ego will simply not allow him to exit quietly and with dignity

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Praise be that the Bushiris fled

In a country where miscreants are sure they can dodge the law, it’s a welcome novelty for someone to be scared of it

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New opportunities open up in transport sector and warehousing

E-commerce and Covid-19 lockdown has spurred rise in online retail sales and growth of deliveries

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