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21 days ago
Why Brazil’s post-Olympics hangover will be harsh
Why Brazil’s post-Olympics hangover will be harsh

The Rio Olympics were supposed to showcase Brazil’s accomplishments, but come amid another boom-bust cycle, writes Terry L McCoy.

22 days ago
Nicola’s Notes: #Elections2016 and your pocket
Nicola’s Notes: #Elections2016 and your pocket

The rand recovered on #Elections2016 sentiment, but that’s no reason to rush out and splash your cash, writes Nicola Mawson.

22 days ago
Licence overhaul fails to address past disparities
Licence overhaul fails to address past disparities

The overhaul to existing liquor legislation proposed by the Department of Trade and Industry in the National Liquor Policy ...

22 days ago
Can Eskom avoid a utility death spiral?
Can Eskom avoid a utility death spiral?

Eskom is looking to cut its use of private power and has proposed nuclear as the final solution - but it may be making a major business-model mistake.

22 days ago
Access to reliable energy for all is possible
Access to reliable energy for all is possible

Access to reliable and affordable energy will enable the economic and personal growth of all Africans, writes Jarrad Wright.

23 days ago
IPP programme necessary to spur growth
IPP programme necessary to spur growth

In seeking the answers to genuine concerns raised by Eskom, we should not negate the successes of the IPP programme to date, writes John Oliphant.

23 days ago
East Africa's EU trade agreement in peril
East Africa's EU trade agreement in peril
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An intercontinental game of chess is playing out in East Africa and it appears that Tanzania and Uganda are holding Kenya ...

24 days ago
Meet Nigeria’s ‘Yahoo boys’
Meet Nigeria’s ‘Yahoo boys’

Many Nigerian university students who have become fraudsters - dubbed “Yahoo boys” - have become filthy rich.

25 days ago
Towards a new dawn: draft code in construction
Towards a new dawn: draft code in construction

The construction industry’s draft sector code for black economic empowerment has been launched.

26 days ago
Forestry’s industrial revolution has job-creation potential
Forestry’s industrial revolution has job-creation potential

Forestry makes a compelling proposition in our nation’s resolve to address SA’s economic growth quagmire, writes Lungile Mabece.

28 days ago
Looking beyond the minimum wage
Looking beyond the minimum wage

Companies should see paying a living wage as a strategic imperative, says Martin Hopkins.

29 days ago
#PovertyPorn or #SympathySleepout?
#PovertyPorn or #SympathySleepout?

#CEOSleepout2016 draws heavy flak from social media users writes Andre Steenekamp.

29 days ago
Nicola’s Notes: Political powerball
Nicola’s Notes: Political powerball

A national minimum wage and youth unemployment is not an issue that politicians should bicker about, argues Nicola Mawson.

29 days ago
Eskom wrong on renewables
Eskom wrong on renewables

Eskom’s managers have embarked on a systematic process of trying to undermine the success of the renewable energy IPP procurement ...

29 days ago
Ismo could solve Eskom’s conflict of interest
Ismo could solve Eskom’s conflict of interest

At the moment, Eskom dominates the entire value chain of electricity generation, transmission and, to an extent, distribution.