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Zille’s tweets threaten her position as DA federal chairperson

Party’s woes signify historical dilemma of South Africa’s liberals

Gauteng chairperson, Mike Moriarty, says the party needs stability, not controversy, at its helm

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Posted: 2 July 2020 | 1:11 pm

Behind Ramaphosa’s rejection of the Copyright Bill

The poorly conceptualised and materially flawed proposed legislation was patched up instead of being rewritten. It will now go to Parliament, which should reject the Bill as unfixable

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Posted: 2 July 2020 | 10:37 am

Economic ramifications of Covid-19

There is an opportunity for business and government in collaboration to galvanise and work together, and present ourselves as a viable destination for investment

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Posted: 2 July 2020 | 10:28 am

Preventing Covid-19 from becoming a hunger crisis in Africa

Aftermath: People affected by Cyclone Idai are now largely reliant on donor aid for short-term food needs. Here women queue for relief packages in Estaquinha

The warning signs couldn’t be clearer that we need to act now to prevent millions dying from starvation

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Posted: 2 July 2020 | 9:35 am

Clubs brace for rushed PSL restart

Football will return, but the players are likely to have very little time to acquaint themselves with the "new normal"

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Posted: 1 July 2020 | 10:26 pm

Eusebius McKaiser: Let’s slay some academic freedom myths

Bigoted academics and shoddy or racist work are not above criticism — nor should they be

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Posted: 1 July 2020 | 10:16 pm

Cape Town suspends metro cops involved in eviction of naked man

Four police officers are being investigated after a video of them evicting a man, who had been bathing at the time, was circulated on social media

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Posted: 1 July 2020 | 9:48 pm

JSE-listed company BCX empowers its finance staff with professional accounting qualifications

'For the finance function to go beyond the numbers we need to be professional and we cannot leave out the financial control experts'

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Posted: 1 July 2020 | 4:38 pm

AU must keep momentum to end structural racism

The parallels between the African and African-American struggles for equality and justice are striking. The African Union needs to engage more vigorously with human rights entities to address global anti-black racism

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Posted: 1 July 2020 | 3:28 pm

Hachalu Hundessa’s murder sparks unrest in Ethiopia

The singer was a political activist, using his music to advocate for the rights of the Oromo

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Posted: 1 July 2020 | 2:43 pm