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Next year will answer deflation debate

CRUDE oil trading at less than $60 (R701) a barrel for the first time in five years means lower petrol prices and more money in consumers’ pockets, right?... Read Story

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Opec, US in contest to see who capitulates first

MOST economics can be understood by just looking around your house. Have you ever played a game of chicken with someone – the kind of game where boys cycl... Read Story

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Long-term energy investors must remain steadfast

IN THE past few weeks, crude oil has extended its biggest price slump since the 2007 to 2009 global financial crisis, dropping to the lowest levels since 2009 a... Read Story

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Everyone has a responsibility to help reduce scourge of medical aid fraud
November 19 2014 at 04:25

Human beings are not born to be bad people. Sometimes, circumstances and the surrounding environment or society compel people to lose their integrity and moral values.

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Concern at Woolies’ handling of boycott
November 19 2014 at 04:22

A group of senior black businessmen who hold shares in Woolworths have instructed me to represent them here today as well as at the upcoming AGM where I will make the views of these shareholders known.

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SA in 2014: Cry, the Beloved Country
November 17 2014 at 05:02

When Alan Paton penned the words "Cry, the Beloved Country" he probably did not imagine that in 2014 SA would still be a country wrestling with itself.

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Country can learn from India’s karmic growth cycle
November 18 2014 at 05:00

The great Mahatma Gandhi was shaped in South Africa, which could find inspiration from India to lay a path for the future.

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Africa is a chess board again as US and China face off
November 18 2014 at 04:49

Africa has long been a battleground for world powers. Two giants playing there these days are China, which is spending freely throughout the continent to scoop up resources and tap some of the fastest-growing economies, an... Read Story
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The battle for hearts and minds is still on
November 18 2014 at 04:37

The South African political landscape is set to change dramatically with the expulsion of The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) from the ANC alliance.

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Entrepreneurship key to renaissance
November 17 2014 at 16:41

Notwithstanding Africa's challenges, there is good reason to be optimistic for the future well-being of our continent.

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Legalising hemp plants fights poverty
November 17 2014 at 16:40

Anyone serious about alleviating poverty in SA might consider hemp, the non-drug kind.

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Barbie dolls strut over Chavez’s ideals
November 17 2014 at 05:05

The keepers of “21st-Century Socialism” in Venezuela have been trying to hold capitalism and consumerism at bay since left-wing populist Hugo Chavez came to power in 1999.

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What ‘reliable’ info on future stock movement?
November 17 2014 at 04:59

It seems investors’ thirst for reliable information on future stock movements provides a ready market for forecasters.

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