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Entrepreneurship can uplift youth

The first time I went to Khayelitsha was on a Sunday afternoon. I had spent the day lazing around, when a friend called to say he was going there to drop somebo... Read Story

Morwick Pietersen

How a young man fashioned a career in development

Perhaps you could pick it up intuitively from my photograph alongside this article, but for the sake of brevity and to cut to the chase, let me say it up front:... Read Story

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How to keep employees motivated, happy

There are many personalities in every organisation. However, the two main personality types are: motivated and de-motivated employees.

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Time for brakes to be lifted on entrepreneurial boulder
October 13 2014 at 05:29

Women’s entrepreneurial spirit is one of the keys that apartheid South Africa perceived to be a dangerous rolling boulder that, if pursued in earnest, could have radically tipped the socio-economic scales in ways tha... Read Story
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SA growing as legal outsourcing host
October 12 2014 at 17:13

South Africa has become a preferred Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) off-shoring destination.

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Tax becomes an unlikely star as it takes centre stage
October 10 2014 at 05:07

What do the Toronto Film Festival, Burger King, the Group of 20 (G20), Scotland, the UN, US President Barack Obama and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have in common?

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Industrial transformation dovetails with wider market access
October 10 2014 at 04:58

The equation of demand and supply is the most basic concept that all people concerned about the workings of the economy are introduced to.

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Yahoo can learn lesson from HP breakup
October 9 2014 at 05:19

Facebook and Google are the touchstones for Marissa Mayer’s all-new Yahoo!, most recently evidenced by speculation that her company will make a venture investment in the trendy disappearing message app Snapchat.

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Kganyago an example of meritocracy, not cronyism
October 9 2014 at 05:15

America’s founding president, George Washington, in the estimation of many historians, was one of the best because he hated patronage, favouritism and nepotism and knew precisely what his public reputation was and ho... Read Story
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Time to nationalise Reserve Bank – Numsa
October 8 2014 at 04:49

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) has consistently called for the nationalisation of the Reserve bank.

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ANC government chases growth through IDZs
October 8 2014 at 05:10

In the State of the Nation address of June 2014, I announced that the economy would take centre stage in our country in the next five years as we pursue a 5 percent growth rate by 2019.

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Economists are blind to the limits of prosperity
October 7 2014 at 04:58

For all their calculating nature, economists are surprisingly optimistic about humanity’s ability to have as much prosperity as it wants.

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SA farmers make a success of move into continent
October 7 2014 at 04:50

Mozambique is not much smaller than South Africa but it has more arable land and a dependable rainfall so it is attractive to the 1 000 South Africans, with their families, who are now farming there commercially.

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