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Tread very carefully before opening vaccine passport door

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Jonathan Katzenellenbogen writes, “vaccine hesitancy by sizeable portions of the population may curb or delay our reaching herd immunity. … [this will] force us for

Liberalism: An antidote for South Africa’s collectivist ills

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South Africa’s march down the collectivist path continues. Around every corner, the central principles of individualism and liberalism – property rights, free speech, freedom of

Vaccine rollout: One of the great failures in democratic South Africa’s history

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That a paltry 0.3% of the population has been vaccinated as of 19 March stands as yet another milestone in the ever-growing list of calamities

Alcohol ban the bluntest tool in fight against Covid-19

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It has been a few weeks since South Africa’s latest ban on the sale of alcohol was lifted. While a relief for many large and

Government’s ill-considered lockdown leaves South Africans stranded

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On 15 January during an interview on Radio 702, President Ramaphosa talked about relief packages saying “We do not have the money: that is the

Government meddling in streaming will only hurt consumers

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It turns out that the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (DCD) – and the South African government at large – do not believe in

We cannot redistribute SA into prosperity

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South Africans cannot be redistributed into prosperity. At the current pace, the debt-to-GDP ratio will eclipse 100% – and the desire to simply print more

We cannot redistribute SA into prosperity

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South Africans cannot be redistributed into prosperity. At the current pace, the debt-to-GDP ratio will eclipse 100% – and the desire to simply print more

Lockdown level ‘x’ means little over the long term without structural reforms

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On 15 August President Ramaphosa announced that South Africa’s lockdown would move to Level 2 from 17 August (something to keep an eye on is

‘Flattening the curve’ was intended for the virus, not the economy

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Business for SA (B4SA) has called for South Africa to proceed quickly to lockdown level 2, lest deeper, and longer-lasting harm be caused to an