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INLSA

Gordhan’s appointment first step to Clean Audit in 2018

WHILE it is unlikely the government’s ambitious Operation Clean Audit 2014 target will achieve its original deadline of the end of the reporting period th... Read Story

Business-Opinion

Turnaround in the home property market will last

WE NOW have – at long last, you might sigh – a residential property market that has thrown off the burden of a long recessionary period while defyin... Read Story

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Independent Newspapers

Marcus suffers case of bad timing

Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus could not have chosen a worse time to announce her exit, writes Ellis Mnyandu.

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Browse Opinion

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Chance for emerging markets to shine
September 7 2014 at 15:33

The BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) will offer a financing alternative to both the World Bank and IMF.

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Uber: Example of resistance to change
September 7 2014 at 15:14

An ugly war is being fought by “traditional” taxi companies against a new form of competition from Uber.

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Equity investors sit pretty as ‘Goldilocks scenario’ delivers
September 5 2014 at 05:02

The world economy continues to muddle along at a pedestrian rate of growth. For equity investors this has been a “Goldilocks” scenario – not too hot to worry about higher interest rates, nor too cold to b... Read Story
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Plastic pollution soon a thing of the past thanks to new polymer
September 5 2014 at 04:56

We all know that plastic pollutes oceans, rubbish tips, rivers and so on. We regard it as a scourge and curse its invention.

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Health data must be protected against hacking
September 4 2014 at 04:59

Recently it was reported that personal data belonging to about 4.5 million health-care patients in the US was exposed due to the Heartbleed bug.

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Let’s invest in preventing the tragedies that are likely
September 4 2014 at 04:54

Which of the following two options has a greater potential to threaten the security of a South African citizen: an unidentified traveller with fake documentation, or an unemployed local youth?

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Africa needs to diversify its economy
September 3 2014 at 10:28

Investor enthusiasm for Africa is gaining traction. As the home to two economic powerhouses, the continent offers growth and the opportunity of lucrative return on investment.

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Clear up legislative uncertainty in the minerals industry
September 2 2014 at 05:22

The South African minerals industry finds itself in somewhat of a lacuna in regard to various important aspects of the legislation applicable to the mining industry and also to the oil and gas industry.

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Petrol’s 67c drop will bring relief for consumers
September 2 2014 at 04:55

Deeply indebted consumers, who collectively owe about R1.44 trillion, will get some relief when the petrol price drops 67c at midnight today.

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If you need a lawyer, it sure pays to be poor
September 2 2014 at 04:54

Without any sense of irony, a South African insurance company can offer cover against legal costs and proclaim: “There aren’t many advantages that go with being indigent, except for all the free legal services.... Read Story
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