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Role of multinational firms in promoting SA skills and job creation

As heads of state from South Africa and across the continent prepare to participate in the upcoming US-Africa Leaders’ Summit next week in Washington, the... Read Story

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Brics intends to upscale value-added goods trade

Following Brazil’s successful hosting of the sixth Brics summit, it is opportune to reflect on some of the key outcomes from a trade and investment perspe... Read Story

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Time more women executives are hired in sector

The financial and operational performance of South Africa’s second-biggest gold producer, Sibanye Gold, is beating market expectations since it debuted on... Read Story

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Stand-alone telecoms, postal minister a timely move
July 1 2014 at 05:02

The separation of telecoms and postal services from the department of communications to form a new administration and ministry was timely, but also appropriate professional advice to President Jacob Zuma.

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Social pact is needed to spur growth and stability
July 1 2014 at 05:01

The South African economy is bracing itself for another strike with news that the National Union of Metalworkers of SA has called on its 220 000 members to join industrial action over wages.

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A quick fix for the perennial problem of land
July 1 2014 at 04:57

The latest radical land reform proposal revealed by Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti last week in Parliament is a clear sign of frustration at the most complex area of South Africa’s politica... Read Story
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Compulsory farm cession will starve SA
July 1 2014 at 04:55

It must be said that the Land Act of 1913 and the subsequent rule of apartheid, an abomination, denied the majority of South Africans a stake in the agricultural sector. However, pronouncements made by politicians oversimp... Read Story
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Transnet spends 3% of payroll bill on training
July 1 2014 at 04:53

In line with the government’s vision to create sustainable jobs, Transnet said yesterday that it had spent 3 percent of its total labour costs on training artisans, engineers and engineering technicians in the year t... 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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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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