Opinion

Opinion

Virus sparks wave of innovation

My Afrikaans subject teacher had a weird way of explaining obscure sayings like “Die een se dood is die ander se brood”.

As Covid-19 tightens its grip and the sporting lockdown continues, it is to be expected that sports ...

Remember the Nats’ ‘temporary’ detention law? Today’s crisis measures must not become permanent

SANDF needs caution in its conduct

Opinion

And then it happened — the SA National Defence Force arrived in Nelson Mandela ...

MARK WIGGETT | April 2020

Opinion

Here's a look at cartoonist Mark Wiggett's take on news

OK for now, but much more needed in ...

Opinion

Much will need to be done by the government in general and the Treasury and ...

Pandemic exposes painful truths

Opinion

SA cannot continue to turn away from the reality of its ugly and inhuman face. We can try to run from it, but we cannot ...

Honour lockdown rules for everyone’s sake

Opinion

Stay at home — that is the call that has been repeated ad nauseam by politicians and others since Friday.

From the president's desk

Opinion

The story of our South African returnees from Wuhan should give us encouragement and hope in the difficult weeks that ...

People from Gauteng spread Covid-19 throughout SA

Opinion

A few hours before the national lockdown was to begin, I had to rush from my home in Centurion to the airport to ...

How many people should die to save ‘the economy’?

Opinion

Who decides who should live and who should die?

Economic bloodbath on cards after lockdown

Opinion

The decision by Moody’s Investors Service to strip South Africa of its last remaining investment grade rating to what ...

Less is Mir: if you think your lockdown is bad, consider this poor guy

Opinion

As you go round and round your home, think of the cosmonaut who went round and round Earth ... in a tin can

SA derby league could be shot in the arm for Eastern Cape rugby

Opinion

A proposed SA derby league could provide the tonic needed to put the fizz back into Eastern Cape rugby. After the ...

Pass the witblits and save us from the fools

Opinion

I would be interested in a credible survey of South African attitudes to the coronavirus.

Security estate, residential complex managers must enforce no jogging, dog walking rule: ...

News

While the “no dog walking or jogging” rule still had tongues wagging on Sunday, police moved to clarify whether owners ...

Minibus taxis will be allowed to operate from 5am to 8pm next week

News

Public transport rules relaxed during coronavirus lockdown so that society's most vulnerable are able to collect their ...

Couple run Dubai balcony marathon to beat coronavirus blues

News

A South African couple who ran a marathon on the balcony of their Dubai apartment, streaming it online, plan to take ...

England cricket players set for pay cuts due to coronavirus crisis

Sport

England's cricket players must "realise the bigger picture" and will be expected to take a pay cut as the country's ...

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