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Will dark continent come of age at the White House?

US President Barack Obama will host a gathering early next month of the largest number of African heads of state and government to visit Washington on any one o... Read Story

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Nkwinti’s budget vote will set land reform in motion

The minister of rural development and land reform has tabled his budget vote in Parliament. Land reform must represent a radical and rapid break from the past w... Read Story

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How history repeats itself in Middle East, Russia

While the EU has fallen on hard times in recent years, the economic arrangement between the growing number of members has served the region immeasurably better ... Read Story

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Adopt pay it forward attitude in commerce, government
June 30 2014 at 04:46

Public-private partnerships can be effective - but we need men and women of substance as much in the private sector as we do in the government.

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Central bankers make a point with pay cuts
June 30 2014 at 04:45

News last week that Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus has effectively taken a pay cut put the spotlight once again on the issue of executive pay. The bank’s financial statements showed that she received a nominal inc... Read Story
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Anti-nuclear tirade is paranoid, illogical nonsense
June 30 2014 at 04:36

I read with amazement the letter of Joachim Zimmer (“SA neither needs, nor can it afford, nuclear”, Business Report, June 9) attacking the nuclear information article of Keith Bryer (“The truth of the mat... Read Story
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Approach to climate needs crisp change
June 29 2014 at 16:26

If the world is to solve the climate-change crisis, we will need a new approach.

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Regulations on competency must take centre stage
June 27 2014 at 04:43

Academics sometimes receive the most psychedelic excuses for a student not meeting the deadline for an assignment. Many of these are genuine but some are not.

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Amcu must be wary of what it wishes for
June 27 2014 at 04:45

Although flushed with victory, the president of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu), Joseph Mathunjwa, should perhaps tone down the volume of his celebration. As they say, “beware of what you... Read Story
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Positive acts needed to heal labour relations
June 26 2014 at 04:54

In his book, The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell talks about how adolescent male suicide took off in Micronesia. It’s not one of those activities, like smoking, that you would expect to catch on as a fashion or a con... Read Story
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State’s ad restrictions stomping out cigarette use
June 26 2014 at 04:51

I listened to a tobacconist from Cape Town on the radio on my way to work. He described how the government’s cigarette advertising restrictions have shrunk his sales over the past few years.

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When facing economic headwinds, change tack
June 26 2014 at 04:51

South Africa’s new political leaders are establishing themselves in one of the most fragile economic settings in the country’s recent history.

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What is buried, unearthed at end of SA’s wage rage
June 25 2014 at 04:44

It took exactly five months but the strike by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union in Rustenburg against the main mining companies appears to finally be over, with workers set to return today.

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