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Covid upends logic of return on investment, whatever the cost

"Now that fossil fuels don’t give long-term security, or an absurd return on investment, there is a real chance to look at the world differently."

South Africa on track to move to phase three of its Covid-19 economic response

The next phase of the government’s economic strategy, which will be announced ‘soon’, is expected to detail plans to recover from the crisis wrought by the coronavirus pandemic

Ubuntu should be at the centre of our response to Covid-19

Demonstrations of common humanity are a powerful tool to help us navigate our way through the pandemic

Some reflections on the recent access-to-masjid case

This pandemic must pose an opportunity for serious introspection by all actors involved in taking the case to court, including religious legal fraternities

South Africa’s fumbling response to Covid-19 poses questions

A strict lockdown is not only unenforceable, but the question must be asked: is it necessary at all? The examples of South Korea, Taiwan and Sweden suggest perhaps not

The Chinese chameleon reimagined in the age of Covid-19

The West’s perceptions of China hold up a mirror to its own preoccupations. More nuanced analysis is much-needed

Three ways to finance the Covid-19 policy response

The government will have to consider the pros and cons of direct taxation, de facto taxation and debt as it negotiates the coronavirus economic crisis

Mr President, just tell us the truth

President John Magufuli has been widely criticised for his lacklustre response to the coronavirus pandemic, even as case numbers in Tanzania increase. Mwanahamisi Singano says that Tanzanians have a right to expect more

What it’s like to lead the Covid-19 response in Africa’s most populous country

Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, the director general of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, is up for the challenge

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High Court strikes down ‘paternalistic’ lockdown regulations

The order of unconstitutionality has been suspended for two weeks

Early-morning exercise: Jo’burg’s three golden hours

Under level four of the Covid-19 lockdown, the hours from 6am to 9am became the time when inner-city residents could use local parks to escape the nightmare around them

Pharmacists, denied frontline status, get PPE late

Pharmacists at one of the major public hospitals in Gauteng say they only received sufficient protective gear after several of their colleagues contracted Covid-19.

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Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

What is an AGA(SA) and AT(SA) and why do they matter?

If your company has these qualified professionals it will help improve efficiencies and accelerate progress by assisting your organisation to perform better

Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

Itec Direct technology provides instant temperature screening of staff returniing to the workplace with no human contact

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

Our lives are constantly in flux, so it makes sense that your financial planning must be reviewed frequently — preferably on an annual basis

Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before

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