Make this festive season a golden one

Traditionally the festive season means a time of great joy and celebration with your loved ones.

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Colonialism divided ‘one Africa’

There are compelling historical and cultural reasons that justify the formation of a Southern African Economic Union.

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Bloomberg

Brazil’s Rousseff must cultivate a global presence

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s administration must contend with a rapidly increasing budget gap.

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Independent Media

Notice of Post Office as privatised entity should be in the post

Contrast PostNet results with a failing SA Post Office and perhaps the calls to privatise public corporations and high-level thinking revealed in the medium-ter... Read Story

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SA in 2014: Cry, the Beloved Country
November 17 2014 at 05:02

When Alan Paton penned the words "Cry, the Beloved Country" he probably did not imagine that in 2014 SA would still be a country wrestling with itself.

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Entrepreneurship key to renaissance
November 17 2014 at 16:41

Notwithstanding Africa's challenges, there is good reason to be optimistic for the future well-being of our continent.

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Legalising hemp plants fights poverty
November 17 2014 at 16:40

Anyone serious about alleviating poverty in SA might consider hemp, the non-drug kind.

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Japan needs to cultivate a culture of transparency
November 17 2014 at 05:33

When things go wrong, what is it with Japanese corporate chieftains? Shigehisa Takada, the chairman of Tokyo-based Takata, is facing a spiralling scandal after news that another victim – a pregnant woman in Malaysia ... Read Story
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Barbie dolls strut over Chavez’s ideals
November 17 2014 at 05:05

The keepers of “21st-Century Socialism” in Venezuela have been trying to hold capitalism and consumerism at bay since left-wing populist Hugo Chavez came to power in 1999.

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What ‘reliable’ info on future stock movement?
November 17 2014 at 04:59

It seems investors’ thirst for reliable information on future stock movements provides a ready market for forecasters.

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SA needs more dynamism to boost growth
November 14 2014 at 05:15

Leaders of the 20 nations whose collective economic output accounts for more than 80 percent of the global economy will meet this weekend in Brisbane, Australia, to review the state of the global economy.

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Numsa enters new fields for membership
November 14 2014 at 05:31

What is the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, traditionally very active in the metal, engineering and steel industries, now doing in the food services industry? Some food for thought.

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Now is the time to identify the real culprits
November 14 2014 at 05:28

Regulators in the UK, the US and Switzerland have moved with impressive speed to extract about $4.3 billion (R48.2bn) from some of the world’s largest banks for their role in rigging global currency markets. Now come... Read Story
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Low carbon development must address inequality
November 13 2014 at 04:46

The recent failures and blackouts from Eskom have plunged us all into darkness, exposing once again that a coal-fuelled, centralised energy economy does not provide cheap, reliable energy for everyone in South Africa.

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