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OPINION | Welcome to the new abnormal

Apr 04 2020 07:00

Nobody was expecting a great 2020, but what we didn’t realise at the start, was that it was as good as 2020 was likely to get, says Jeremy Gardiner.


    OPINION | An epidemic of globalisation - and the globalisation of an epidemic

    Apr 03 2020 20:11

    Covid-19 respects no borders and has laid bare some of the vulnerabilities of globalisation. Going forward, we need to look more deeply at how to build a world that protects global supply chains more effectively – and the all people that depend upon them, says John Luiz.


    OPINION | Lockdown: A reminder of the devastating realities of inequality

    Apr 02 2020 20:09

    Ours is a country of great contrasts, where grinding poverty exists side-by-side with opulence found in gated estates and posh suburbs, from Fish Hoek to Umhlanga and Dainfern, says Sibongile Khumalo.


    OPINION | Lockdown - a chance for business to limit the damage, not exacerbate it

    Apr 01 2020 19:20

    The way we do business has changed overnight as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak and parts of the system are breaking because of it, say Nick Rockey & Matthew le Cordeur.


    OPINION | Disasters and downgrades - SA's diary of a bad year

    Mar 31 2020 20:00

    Financial modelling reveals that the economy could shrink as much as 5% in real terms this year – an unprecedented figure in recent times. By comparison, the economy shrank by around 2% as a result of past crises in 1983, 1992 and 2009, says Adrian Saville.



    EXPLAINER | How to save data during lockdown

    Mar 31 2020 06:01

    In the recent past many South Africans have learned to better understand, monitor and control their consumption of scarce resources such as water and electricity, says Kees Snijders.

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