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Can the colonel save an ailing brand?

Is Kentucky Fried Chicken’s new ad campaign a first sign of revival or a last act of desperation?

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In North Korea, women make the money

Women earn more than 70 percent of household income in North Korea, reports Ju-min Park.

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Premier has done his bit on e-tolls, now it’s our turn

What do you think is the key attribute a leader should possess? There is no one easy answer.

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A little disruption can cause a big economic shock
May 4 2015 at 05:13

Sometimes a piece of macroeconomics research is so cool I just have to write about it. A new working paper by Daron Acemoglu, Ufuk Akcigit, and William Kerr is one of those papers.

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Accelerating the transition away from fossil fuels
May 4 2015 at 04:58

The commitment of several billionaires to carbon-free energy is a promising driver of the energy transition.

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Apple is the least of Samsung’s problems
May 3 2015 at 10:19

After a 12 month period during which South Korea’s won advanced 23 percent against the euro, Samsung is having trouble maintaining its sales.

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Worker unity key to defeating class enemy
May 2 2015 at 23:39

Managing present tensions is crucial to avert serious divisions, writes Gwede Mantashe

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Workers face array of hostile forces
May 2 2015 at 23:38

Labour needs to stand strong and united to survive onslaught

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Measure shows SA's great disparities
April 30 2015 at 10:25

The 2015 Social Progress index results are out and South Africa has been ranked 63rd out of 133 countries.

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Saudi refineries threaten industry
April 29 2015 at 12:42

A little-known phenomenon of the sub-Saharan oil industry is the steady withdrawal from the region of major oil companies.

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Eskom: what we (do) know and do not
April 29 2015 at 12:33

Plague of outages is as a result of Eskom essentially abandoning regular, continuous and preventative maintenance.

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Xenophobia: what business can do
April 28 2015 at 10:15

Decisive and meaningful action is required from all fronts, especially from organised business.

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Petrobras pays price for scandal
April 24 2015 at 12:10

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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