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Takata is the real safety hazard

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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South African not alone in the dark

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

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Mining deaf to community input

The Chamber of Mines at its recent AGM was adamant that the “mining industry has done more for transformation than any other component of the private sect... Read Story

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Proposal on farm sizes needs a closer look
May 14 2015 at 05:14

The new plans to reduce the size of commercial farms, announced by Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti last week, clash violently with my economic training.

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Can we pin our hopes on a minimum wage?
May 14 2015 at 04:41

It was very comforting when President Zuma, while delivering his State of the Nation address early this year, in passing, mentioned that the government will “consider the national minimum wage”.

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China takes baby steps towards economic disaster
May 14 2015 at 04:38

The longer China’s economy stalls, the lonelier Zhou Xiaochuan, the governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), is certain to get.

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What would it take to free US oil exports?
May 13 2015 at 12:17

Lawmakers pushing to repeal the 1970s-era ban on US oil exports face a steep obstacle, writes Timothy Gardner.

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WeChat is Tencent’s ace in online entertainment race
May 13 2015 at 11:21

In a multi-billion-dollar dogfight with Alibaba for leadership in China's online entertainment market, mobile messaging app WeChat is Tencent Holdings.

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Public perceptions and the oil truth
May 13 2015 at 04:35

They take only 33c of every litre of petrol bought from service stations. They take less from their commercial, industrial, and agricultural sales.

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Criminal convictions for big banks have become all bark, no bite
May 13 2015 at 04:31

It is a little hard to believe, but it was only a year ago that we were talking about whether a criminal indictment of a big bank would cause the collapse of that bank, or even of the broader financial system.

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Financial services sector needs greater transformation
May 12 2015 at 04:57

Transformation is at the centre of the South African story; it reflects our collective desire to both correct the injustices of the past and our desire to ensure a sustainable future.

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Britain faces division, isolation after poll
May 12 2015 at 04:51

The victory of the Conservative Party in British elections last week has brought two possibilities closer to fulfillment: withdrawal from the EU, and, more drastically, the secession of Scotland.

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Brexit no longer as unthinkable as it once was
May 11 2015 at 05:08

The last major European nation to organise a referendum on withdrawing from an international treaty organisation to which it belonged was Germany in November, 1933.

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