Don't be a Covid-19 criminal

2020-03-23 17:01

South Africans would do well to verify information which they receive through social media channels, and avoid re-posting or forwarding information which they have not properly verified.

Coronavirus: An open letter from Milan

2020-03-19 12:30

Life as we knew it will definitely change after this, as firms realise that people can work from home, saving them money, the air is better without traffic and pollution and more and more courses and meetings take place online.

What can South Africa learn from the coronavirus?

2020-03-18 10:18

What is needed is political will and proper governance in implementing these temporary measures and further planning in the event that the pandemic is prolonged or the possible eventuality of political risk in the near future.

Using printing presses for the SARB to repay Eskom loans

2020-03-11 11:57

So it is difficult to imagine who would want to stop the SARB if it would help reduce load shedding and contain further job losses.A similar argument arises in providing social houses to replace our dangerous rusty corrugated iron suburbs.

Take leftist posturing over DA leadership contest with a shaker of salt

2020-02-21 10:55

After Mmusi Maimane's resignation as DA leader, Buccus recycled the madcap mutterings of Herman Mashaba, warning that the DA had been captured by the "right-wing zealots of the Institute of Race Relations".



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Measures in place to avoid the coronavirus are not practical for disadvantaged South Africans

2020-03-18 13:50

It is at times like these that we as a country rely on the relevant stakeholders to take care of our people and put into action the promises made in the preamble of our Constitution, particularly where it is stated that through our freely elected representatives, the quality of life of all citizens is to be improved.

Coronavirus: the power of hindsight

2020-03-18 09:42

In the past three days we have averaged 354 deaths here in Italy. We've run out of doctors, nurses and hospitals to help those infected. South Africa has the power of hindsight. Start to take action now.

Bleak future for young people if Ramaphosa can't deliver on his promises

2020-02-19 17:37

With the working class resorting to online vouchers for groceries and the poor eating less bread than before, is it not impractical for the president to expect ordinary citizens to tighten their belts when MPs, Ministers and government officials' well-fed bellies belie the trouble the economy is in?

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Former UKZN Maritzburg SRC president sets the record straight

2020-02-05 15:24

I am requesting that you publish this letter as a response to the article so that my side of the story can be heard in order to provide a balanced view.

Young South Africans speak: Why we are leaving the country

2019-04-26 16:14

News24 asked young people to send to us their reasons for leaving and what would have to be different for them to return to South Africa, or not leave at all. The response was overwhelming.

Qassem Soleimani: Arya should stick to facts on Iran

2020-01-27 12:32

In the wake of Soleimani's death, a group of 60 American ethicists, including some notable Catholic theologians, released a statement stating that "the drone killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani on January 3rd by the United States was not morally justified…"

The ANC should not mourn Soleimani

2020-01-21 12:10

From Iraq and Syria to Yemen he fanned the flames of hatred and sectarian violence causing hundreds of thousands of innocent people to die, millions to become refugees and cities that stood for centuries leveled to the ground.

Government deaf to the plight of 'missing middle' students

2020-02-04 14:52

Daily, social media is flooded with requests for funding by non-NSFAS students on the brink of financial exclusion at tertiary institutions, because they're unable to raise the money needed to cover historical debt so that they can continue with their studies.

Putting a rand value to the enormity of SA’s unemployment crisis

2020-02-04 11:11

The message is clear: we must do everything to encourage direct investment in SA - failure to do so will likely see the "pot boiling over", with fiscal shortages (taxes falling short), increased hunger/poverty, civil unrest (and perhaps even civil war).

Betrayed by my country, but I don't want to jump ship

2020-01-29 11:04

Make no mistake, the ratings agencies are scratching their heads on whether to downgrade us to junk status or to skip directly to leaking styrofoam cup status.

Police must heed call on tackling crime in Durban's city centre

2020-01-22 16:44

The author made sense in both the argument put forth as well as in accurately describing the actual policing festive season operations on the ground in the bustling and busy city centre of Durban.

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