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Khaya Sithole

Time for a Marshall Plan for South Africa

The conflation of economic, governance and health crises in the form of the recent unrest shows up the need for party-neutral reforms

Khaya Sithole: Men still prefer iron fists to be in velvet gloves

In workplaces, women who display ‘big-man’ leadership styles will experience sexist judgments

Khaya Sithole: ‘Sarafina’ doesn’t have ‘Friends’

Unlike in the United States, the way actors in South Africa are treated borders on exploitation

Khaya Sithole: State caught in a precarious balancing act

State-owned entities have to match society’s expectations with harsh economic realities

Khaya Sithole: Tax fails; a few get richer, more get poor

The Covid-19 pandemic created wealth for some, including internet entrepreneurs, and poverty for many

Khaya Sithole: Biden’s pledge boosts Covid waiver drive

But Big Pharma and the world trade body haven’t shifted on sharing vaccine intellectual property

Khaya Sithole: Drug firms addicted to profit, not cure

The opioid crisis in the US saw its beginnings in Big Pharma, one of which makes a Covid vaccine

Khaya Sithole: The real weapons of mass destruction

Ratings agencies and derivatives caused the housing bubble, but where does the next financial crisis lurk?

Khaya Sithole: Board directors are meant to sing for their supper

Current cases make it highly debatable whether those in the boardroom know what they’re doing

Khaya Sithole: SABC — about levies, licences and lobbyists

The public broadcaster needs to overhaul its funding model if it is to fulfil its mandate

Khaya Sithole: Taken for a ride by the gig economy

Better laws can stop companies such as Uber from riding roughshod over people who do work for them but are denied employment benefits

Khaya Sithole: Can Zondo deliver the goods in time?

The state capture commission has cast its net too wide, given the short time left to finish its work

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