Make this festive season a golden one

Traditionally the festive season means a time of great joy and celebration with your loved ones.

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Colonialism divided ‘one Africa’

There are compelling historical and cultural reasons that justify the formation of a Southern African Economic Union.

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Bloomberg

Brazil’s Rousseff must cultivate a global presence

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s administration must contend with a rapidly increasing budget gap.

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Independent Media

Notice of Post Office as privatised entity should be in the post

Contrast PostNet results with a failing SA Post Office and perhaps the calls to privatise public corporations and high-level thinking revealed in the medium-ter... Read Story

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Uber model spreading its tentacles to finance
October 24 2014 at 04:55

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 behavioural science and economic principles.

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Things to remember after wild market
October 22 2014 at 05:04

Many investors will remember last week’s market gyrations (and Wednesday’s in particular) as exceptional, exciting, frightening and draining.

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Importance of SMMEs is big business for country
October 22 2014 at 04:31

The president established the Ministry for Small Business Development as part of the government’s commitment to place the economy and job creation at centre stage.

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Some of the useful ways to reform tax system, fund fiscus and boost growth
October 21 2014 at 04:47

What can be done to reform the tax system in a useful way?

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Straight talking from Nene needed
October 20 2014 at 04:56

When Nhlanhla Nene, the finance minister, presents his first medium-term budget policy statement before Parliament, he ought to do what his predecessors have never done.

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Bryer’s jobs show his nuclear bias
October 20 2014 at 05:12

In the article “Environmental and economic critiques are based on envy” in his Profit Motive column in Business report, October 15, Keith Bryer claims that people concerned about various economic and environmen... Read Story
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Compassion and the minimum wage
October 20 2014 at 05:05

Your columnist Pierre Heistein is to be complimented on his compassionate defence of minimum wages for low-skilled workers.

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Relief likely to feed in as prices disenflate
October 20 2014 at 05:04

While South Africa is still battling inflation above the Reserve Bank’s 3 percent to 6 percent target rate – 6.4 percent in August – many countries are experiencing disinflation and some facing deflation.... Read Story
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US mag makes its local debut
October 17 2014 at 04:35

This is a movement, not just a magazine. This is the slogan Fast Company uses overseas, and it could not be more apt. Now the Movement has finally reached our shores.

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Why October’s ride has been wilder than many investors expected
October 17 2014 at 04:31

The first half of October has been brutal for investors who bought into the notion of the low-volatility “Goldilocks” economy and markets.

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