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‘Creating jobs impacts lives, gives hope’

Talia Sanhewe, founder of Talia Productions, says businesses must position Africa as an attractive place for investors.

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Politics and language: Greece vs EU

EU and Greek leaders have traded barbs during negotiations - and their words are becoming more and more personal.

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Ethiopia’s rapid growth draws mixed response

Every so often, a speaker at a conference says something provocative or simply voices an opinion that sparks discussions long after the event.

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Community funding a possibility for SA
June 11 2015 at 04:50

If businesses tried to borrow money from individuals for three years without offering to pay any interest, would they be able to raise any funds? Yes, but only when local is lekker.

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No ‘Planet B’ in dealing with climate change
June 11 2015 at 04:45

Several commentators have said current conditions in the world and in business are characterised by “VUCA” – volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. From where I sit, it certainly feels that wa... Read Story
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Staff will pay price for HSBC’s crimes
June 10 2015 at 10:43

When bank bosses make mistakes, they like other people to pay for them. It’s the same at HSBC, writes James Moore.

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Green or not, problems with wind turbines continue
June 10 2015 at 05:01

It is regarded as heresy, only to be whispered furtively in dark corners, to say there are significant problems with wind generators. When they are raised, they tend to be brushed aside by governments that enjoy spending t... Read Story
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Brics are threatening to drag down world
June 10 2015 at 04:51

Fourteen years ago, Goldman Sachs presented a thesis that quickly gained traction among investors and policy makers: Brazil, Russia, India and China, the bank claimed, would increasingly drive global growth, filling a void... Read Story
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Can black captains of industry steer sinking ship?
June 10 2015 at 04:33

The manufacturing sector in South Africa is in decline. So the jury is out on whether President Jacob Zuma’s plan to foster the creation of 100 black industrialists will help turn around the fortunes of the sector an... Read Story
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The economy that came in from the cold?
June 9 2015 at 12:35

Iceland has used the time and shelter provided by its seven years of capital controls to clean up its financial sector.

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Deutsche Bank’s new boss must get results
June 9 2015 at 12:10

Much has been made of Deutsche Bank’s strategic woes. Investors hope the ruthless John Cryan can fix those.

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Even a robot would be wasted on useless Japan jobs
June 9 2015 at 04:56

Americans are worried about robots taking their jobs. Japanese people should be salivating at the prospect. Japan continues to power ahead in the field of robotics.

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Credibility of credit rating agencies under focus
June 9 2015 at 04:53

Credit rating agencies are considered the gatekeepers to the financial markets.

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