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Bank of England flags market concerns

The Bank of England is warning about potential irregularities in financial markets on a regular basis as it tries to address the problems that dragged it into r... Read Story

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Capturing the country’s rich legacy of leadership legacy

For the past 15 to 20 years we have been on a mission critical adventure – working with and interviewing top leaders in South Africa specifically, but oft... Read Story

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Getting to know the stuff South Africa’s leaders are made of

It was back in 2010 when Adriaan and I first mooted the idea of doing something unique to foster a national conversation on leadership. Wherever we looked, it s... Read Story

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US should adopt a land tax to combat inequality
March 5 2015 at 04:37

In the lasting debate over Thomas Piketty’s book on outsized returns on capital, a significant fact has been obscured: If you exclude land and housing, capital has not risen as a share of the US economy.

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Bitcoin continues to give central banks a headache
March 5 2015 at 04:34

Bitcoin, the poster child for digital currencies, is proving something of a headache for central banks.

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Education plays huge role in bridging inequality gap
March 4 2015 at 04:51

The growing national concern about economic inequality raises many questions. One has to do with demographic groups. Are some doing better than others? If so, exactly why?

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Concerns show over Chinese growth
March 4 2015 at 04:44

Over the weekend, China’s second rate move in three months made clear how concerned leaders in Beijing are about sliding growth.

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How to balance security with economic development
March 4 2015 at 04:27

While governments seek to create and protect jobs for their citizens, as well as secure international borders, they are under constant pressure to produce economic growth.

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Petrochemical hub is solution to SA’s low oil price issues
March 3 2015 at 04:45

International oil companies have ways of dealing with a low crude price. The recent drop is not the first time it has happened and the rapid job shedding in the North Sea oilfields is a case in point.

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Diamond project adds sparkle to mining
March 3 2015 at 04:38

De Beers has a proud history in South Africa. Ever since we discovered diamonds in Kimberley more than 125 years ago, production has secured employment for thousands, provided vital revenues to the economy and ensured that... Read Story
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Mobility must be driving force as we move SA forward
March 2 2015 at 04:31

With last week’s delivery of the 2015 Budget, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has provided the mechanism by which the country’s socio-economic development path over the coming year will be implemented.

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Budget doesn’t address needs of poor
March 1 2015 at 10:06

It is astounding that Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene paid so little attention to our national triple crisis, says Zwelinzima Vavi.

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Budget perpetuates the problems
March 1 2015 at 10:06

It was the most anti-growth Budget in the past 20 years, write Chris Hart and Lesiba Mothata.

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