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A reinvigorated trade agenda necessary for all the countries

South Africa and the other Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China) nations need jobs, growth and greater competitiveness.

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Future of banking in Africa is mobile

Retail banking is experiencing a seismic shift in customer behaviour thanks to the digital revolution that continues to effect fundamental changes in the way bu... Read Story

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View: Agoa in danger of slipping between the cracks

Good ideas sometimes die not from opposition but from mere neglect. Case in point: the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa).

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Groom the youth as active decision makers
May 26 2015 at 04:34

A question and answer session with Barkha Mossae, Second Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Mauritius.

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Eight contenders vie for AfDB job
May 26 2015 at 12:35

It’s difficult to predict who will succeed Rwanda’s Donald Kaberuka as head of the African Development Bank.

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Africa is fertile ground for exponential companies, research and development
May 26 2015 at 05:00

Africa, while seen as an attractive investment destination, has been unable to shake perceptions that it lags behind the rest of the world in the use of innovative technology to drive business. However, it has the potentia... Read Story
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No more ‘quick and dirty’ fixes for Greece
May 26 2015 at 04:52

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde correctly said last week that the protracted negotiations between Greece and its official creditors required “a comprehensive approach, not a quick and ... Read Story
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Analysis: Portugal’s enthusiasm for change is fading despite praise
May 26 2015 at 04:36

Celebrated among Europe’s elite as a model of how to reform an economy after a debt binge, Portugal’s enthusiasm for change has waned as Europe loses its appetite for further belt-tightening.

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Can the colonel save an ailing brand?
May 25 2015 at 12:05

Is Kentucky Fried Chicken’s new ad campaign a first sign of revival or a last act of desperation?

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In North Korea, women make the money
May 25 2015 at 12:04

Women earn more than 70 percent of household income in North Korea, reports Ju-min Park.

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Premier has done his bit on e-tolls, now it’s our turn
May 25 2015 at 05:04

What do you think is the key attribute a leader should possess? There is no one easy answer.

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South Africa not alone in the dark
May 24 2015 at 12:45

South Africa once led the world in the number of days in the year when our national electricity grid failed.

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Takata is the real safety hazard
May 24 2015 at 13:11

The dubious honour of triggering the largest consumer recall in US history now belongs to the Japanese vehicle parts supplier Takata.

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