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Petrobras pays price for scandal

The Brazilian state oil giant is trying to draw a line under a corruption scandal that has dogged the company for months.

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Violence will not scare migrants from SA

Angry mobs that have burnt foreigners alive and ransacked their businesses aren’t enough to deter the tide of immigrants flocking to South Africa.

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EU official starts job picking fights with Google and Putin

Few people tilt at giants such as Google and Gazprom. Then there’s Margrethe Vestager. She’s taking a swing at both of those behemoths – at th... Read Story

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Westonaria owes Eskom R70m
April 11 2015 at 11:26

One of the two Gauteng municipalities facing a blackout by Eskom, for failing to pay its hefty R70 million electricity bill, is pleading poverty.

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Why UK parcel couriers struggle to deliver
April 10 2015 at 12:26

The rise of online retail should - in theory - be a massive boost for British parcel delivery firms, writes Joanna Bourke.

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Watchword on English oil discovery is ‘but’…
April 10 2015 at 04:58

There could be up to 100 billion barrels of oil onshore beneath southern England, the chief executive of a small exploration firm told the BBC yesterday in an interview. To which the correct response was “yes, but... Read Story
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IMF is watching former darling Ghana closely
April 10 2015 at 04:31

Just a few years ago, Ghana seemed to be one of Africa’s few good news stories. The country was on a path to paying back the international creditors it had relied on for decades, and was widely lauded for managing fi... Read Story
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Setting the record straight on Agoa renewal for SA
April 10 2015 at 04:27

Media stories in the South African press have published a wide variety of opinions on the ongoing discussions concerning the renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act as it relates to South Africa.

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Sanctions prove too much for defiant Iran
April 9 2015 at 04:28

The United States and Iran – bitter enemies for so long – have sat down at the negotiating table and to everybody’s surprise have actually come to an arrangement.

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Statues, names, inconsistencies and life’s uncertainties
April 9 2015 at 04:26

More than a century after his death, Cecil John Rhodes finds himself in a crate, with a plastic bag wrapped around his face. He is, of course, not at all bothered by this.

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SA’s power crunch risks rating
April 8 2015 at 12:35

South Africa’s economy could have been 10 percent larger if power shortages hadn’t stifled growth, writes Rene Vollgraaff.

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Does a happy worker equal a healthy stock price?
April 8 2015 at 12:34

Does employee sentiment affect sales opportunities? Jessica Toonkel ponders the question.

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As clouds lift over Greece, Brazil is darkening
April 8 2015 at 04:42

Greece and Brazil are both synonyms for economic dysfunction. So why do investors think Greece is becoming a respectable bet while Brazil remains a lousy one?

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