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Companies should take big role in doing good

“Any system in the world where too many people feel they are not participating or are excluded will ultimately reject itself.”

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Independent Media

Will more of the same result in transformation?

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s Medium-term Budget Policy Statement once more confirms the most obvious fact: the ANC government long buried the Freedom ... Read Story

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Bloomberg

Uber model spreading its tentacles to finance

The more I use Uber, the more I am convinced of the transformational power of recent technology innovations, especially when it is intelligently combined with b... Read Story

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Sharia-compliant sukuk make good investment sense
October 1 2014 at 05:17

Islamic finance, particularly fixed-income instruments known as sukuk, has come of age and is now an integral component of the mainstream global financial system.

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China may return to an exhausted growth plan
October 1 2014 at 05:01

Will the tensions in Hong Kong be the straw that breaks the global economy’s back?

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Businesses must condemn Hong Kong’s violent protest reaction
September 30 2014 at 04:49

What is worse for big business in Hong Kong: street protests, or the tear gas fired to disperse the protesters?

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Africa is searching for equal partners, not exploitation
September 30 2014 at 04:36

In 2012, the UN General Assembly created a mechanism to monitor commitments made by African countries and their partners to improve the continent’s economic development.

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What Russia might have been
September 29 2014 at 16:59

Putin's recent actions have the world asking what Russia might have been.

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Government dithers as outlook dims
September 29 2014 at 04:55

While politicians focus on secret deals, key posts go unfilled, crisis warnings are ignored, and corruption rules at all levels.

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Nuclear energy lobby is wilfully blind to dangers
September 29 2014 at 05:01

The debate over a yes or no to nuclear power has recently only dealt with the economics of it.

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No more local municipality bureaucracy – what a shame
September 29 2014 at 04:51

The Romans said there was always something new coming out of Africa, but you could equally apply this to the US – space rockets, miniature computers, the atomic bomb, thousands of patents granted every year, and now ... Read Story
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Progress in Nepal will cast light on sustainability
September 26 2014 at 05:11

When this is published I will be in Nepal, nearly as remote from economic development as is possible for an inhabited area.

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Time for SA to use lessons learnt from RDP to make NDP a success
September 25 2014 at 04:53

If you attended the ANC conference in Mangaung in 2012, you will share the view that the National Development Plan (NDP) was welcomed with a warm reception by the delegates who received the presentation.

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