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Biofortification a bowl of hope for Africa’s malnourished

Many people who live in Lira district in northern Uganda consider Perpetua Okao a farmer and a life saver – and it is easy to know why.

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Trade paints over South-East Asian simmering tensions

The world debate may be preoccupied with “hot” crises in the Middle East, Isis, Eastern Ukraine and fighting Ebola. Yet tensions in East Asia have n... Read Story

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Is China heading towards a downturn?

China is in transition. That the country has achieved spectacular levels of growth over the past three decades is irrefutable, but the law of large numbers, ove... Read Story

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Trade paints over South-East Asian simmering tensions
November 26 2014 at 05:07

The world debate may be preoccupied with “hot” crises in the Middle East, Isis, Eastern Ukraine and fighting Ebola. Yet tensions in East Asia have not subsided.

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Biofortification a bowl of hope for Africa’s malnourished
November 26 2014 at 05:03

Many people who live in Lira district in northern Uganda consider Perpetua Okao a farmer and a life saver – and it is easy to know why.

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A vision for our media to flourish
November 25 2014 at 04:53

It has been a year since Dr Iqbal Surve, the executive chairman of Independent Media, took over Independent Newspapers.

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They may not always be right, but a customer is king
November 25 2014 at 04:46

When my wife accidentally dropped her laptop and broke the screen, we took it to our local computer store for the screen to be replaced. Instead of sending it to the repairers, the customer service agent kept the computer ... Read Story
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Is China heading towards a downturn?
November 25 2014 at 04:38

China is in transition. That the country has achieved spectacular levels of growth over the past three decades is irrefutable, but the law of large numbers, overinvestment and decelerating growth is culminating in a sharpe... Read Story
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It will take a revolution to dislodge ANC
November 24 2014 at 04:32

The profound article by Business Report editor Ellis Mnyandu titled SA just wants to make you say ‘Cry, the Beloved Country’ (Business Report, November 17) follows.

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There are many flaws in Vilakazi’s historical notions
November 24 2014 at 04:31

While the existence of nodes of commonality in terms of language and culture among the different indigenous peoples of southern Africa is not disputed, Herbert Vilakazi’s assertion that in pre-colonial times they con... Read Story
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A breakdown of the collective bargaining system will result in chaos
November 24 2014 at 04:30

From many an employer’s perspective, the future of collective bargaining has been called into question for a number of reasons.

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Colonialism divided ‘one Africa’
November 21 2014 at 08:41

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

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Brazil’s Rousseff must cultivate a global presence
November 21 2014 at 08:47

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

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