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Time for a reality check of what is at stake in Agoa talks

Any South African interested enough to follow the arcane negotiations between the South African Poultry Association (Sapa) and their US counterparts, the USA Po... Read Story

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Rising debt in China is a ticking time bomb

There are plenty of reasons one could argue China is not on the verge of a debt crisis: The country has $3.7 trillion (R44.9 trillion) in currency reserves, a c... Read Story

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Big cable is coming for big wireless

Time Warner Cable is once again at the centre of a cable mega-merger, reports Joshua Brustein.

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Xenophobia: what business can do
April 28 2015 at 10:15

Decisive and meaningful action is required from all fronts, especially from organised business.

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Petrobras pays price for scandal
April 24 2015 at 12:10

The Brazilian state oil giant is trying to draw a line under a corruption scandal that has dogged the company for months.

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China must let market forces take the reins
April 24 2015 at 05:02

This week, Kaisa Group, a former poster child of China’s booming real estate market, made history by becoming the first Chinese developer to renege on dollar loans.

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EU official starts job picking fights with Google and Putin
April 24 2015 at 04:38

Few people tilt at giants such as Google and Gazprom. Then there’s Margrethe Vestager. She’s taking a swing at both of those behemoths – at the same time.

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Violence will not scare migrants from SA
April 24 2015 at 04:36

Angry mobs that have burnt foreigners alive and ransacked their businesses aren’t enough to deter the tide of immigrants flocking to South Africa.

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The hi-tech sharks who cost us dearly
April 24 2015 at 04:13

There are virtually no barriers to maverick individual traders setting up shop in their back rooms, writes Alex Brummer.

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The true scale of Tesco’s disaster
April 24 2015 at 04:13

The dramatic effect of years of mismanagement at Tesco was laid bare this week, writes Simon Neville.

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Petrobras scandal buries Brazilian oil prosperity plan at sea
April 23 2015 at 04:55

Buried off the coast of Brazil, beneath miles of seawater, rock and salt, lie vast oil reserves – at least 50 billion barrels – that were supposed to yield untold riches for this nation.

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The impact of xenophobia to SA the brand
April 23 2015 at 04:38

The Twitterati and WhatsApp enthusiasts have been hard at work disseminating memes about our country’s embarrassing xenophobic savagery.

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Research supporting growth declines
April 22 2015 at 04:27

Research and development (R&D) in Africa has suffered a dismal reputation and while sub-Saharan Africa holds 12 percent of the world’s population, in 2003 it only produced 0.44 percent of the world’s resear... Read Story
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