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Mines need an objective guide to fair living wages

Wage negotiations in mining have become cancerous – not just in the sense that the situation is bad, but that it is comparable to a set of cells competing... Read Story

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Scaling up agribusiness should be Africa’s next growth frontier

Africa’s economic performance over the past decade has been remarkable, having reached an average growth of 5 percent. If this growth is maintained, proje... Read Story

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Study reveals which retailer offers the best prices

A study to reveal the cheapest retailer will definitely send some companies back to the drawing board.

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Pope and Xi are unlikely comrades in struggle
April 9 2014 at 04:56

Xi Jinping and Jorge Mario Bergoglio would seem like natural enemies. The Chinese president runs a government that is often criticised for its human rights record.

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Power Africa aims to build continent’s capacity internally
April 8 2014 at 04:59

When US President Barack Obama visited Tanzania last year, one of his priorities was to launch the Power Africa initiative, a programme to help kick-start power generation across six African countries.

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Let’s face it, being an emerging market has its ups and downs
April 8 2014 at 04:54

My brother has just returned to South Africa after living in Geneva for 14 years. He is going to reside in Johannesburg, work for Discovery Health and he is deliriously happy.

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Microsoft’s latest stunt could prove risk that is worth taking
April 8 2014 at 04:50

Microsoft, the multibillion-dollar company founded by Bill Gates, is “giving away” the crown jewels: its Windows operating system is being offered for free for smartphones and tablets.

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Economy needs proper plan, not low interest rates
April 7 2014 at 05:05

Zwelinzima Vavi continues to bang on about the benefits of low interest rates.

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Irony of Schumacher quote lost on Bryer
April 7 2014 at 04:58

It is ironic that Keith Bryer chose to quote EF Schumacher in his article “Perhaps small is beautiful enough for nuclear power” (Business Report, April 3).

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Capital outflows pose big risk
April 7 2014 at 04:56

At the start of this year, I forecast that inflation would peak in the middle of the year and might even breach the upper target band of the Reserve Bank.

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‘New emerging’ countries ripe to take over from Brics
April 7 2014 at 05:00

Coface, the international credit insurer, says that after 10 years of frenetic growth, the Brics (Brazil, Russia, India China and South Africa) are slowing down sharply: for 2014, Coface forecasts growth of on average 3.2 ... Read Story
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Co-operatives on rise, but beware bogus initiatives
April 4 2014 at 04:39

South Africa appears to be witnessing a surge in the growth of co-operatives. In this regard, only 1 444 were registered in the 72-year period between 1922 and 1994, yet the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission i... Read Story
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Buck stops with Gigaba to overcome Eskom’s crises
April 4 2014 at 04:37

By the look of things, Eskom seems to lurch from one crisis to the next like it is nobody’s business. The brewing uproar about the appointment of Collin Matjila as acting chief executive portends another rocky episod... Read Story
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