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Didata’s ambitions within reach after Nexus buy

Dimension Data (Didata) has acquired California-based Nexus in a deal that boosts the company’s aspirations to double its revenues to $12 billion (R126bn)... Read Story

Let’s hope ministry for SMEs is just election talk

A ministry dedicated to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). This is what was promised by ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe at a recent breakfast meeti... Read Story

Small business will swell African trade

When she said: “It’s the little things citizens do. That’s what will make the difference,” Kenya’s inspirational environmental act... Read Story

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Let’s hope ministry for SMEs is just election talk
April 24 2014 at 04:52

A ministry dedicated to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). This is what was promised by ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe at a recent breakfast meeting of the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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Didata’s ambitions within reach after Nexus buy
April 24 2014 at 04:46

Dimension Data (Didata) has acquired California-based Nexus in a deal that boosts the company’s aspirations to double its revenues to $12 billion (R126bn) a year by 2018.

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Public-private projects offer a sustainable future for SA
April 23 2014 at 06:11

Throughout the growth of civilisations, the issue of human inequality has been at the forefront of thinking for rulers and politicians, with money-making endeavours tending to favour the few over the many. How to encourage... Read Story
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Net1 faces possible third probe over social grants
April 23 2014 at 06:08

It never rains but pours for Net1 UEPS Technologies, which stands to attract another investigation into the manner in which a subsidiary of the company obtained the R10 billion tender to distribute social grants nationally... Read Story
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Small business will swell African trade
April 23 2014 at 06:06

When she said: “It’s the little things citizens do. That’s what will make the difference,” Kenya’s inspirational environmental activist Wangari Maathai was talking about the potential of every... Read Story
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China’s new path indicates crucial role of consumers
April 22 2014 at 06:21

Last week’s decision by Fiat Chrysler to expand production of Jeeps in China reflects the growing enthusiasm of Chinese consumers for cars.

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Time for SA to create its future business heroes
April 22 2014 at 06:16

The theme of this article is entrepreneurship and why it is not working well in South Africa, why we have been overtaken by Nigeria as Africa’s largest economy, why we need to pay urgent attention before it is too la... Read Story
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Confronting the possibility of a permanent US economic slump
April 22 2014 at 06:15

It really does matter whether the US is exiting from an unusually prolonged phase of sluggish economic growth and job creation or, instead, stuck in that slump for a lot longer.

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Euro shows folly of treating Japanese like idiots
April 20 2014 at 15:22

April has been a disorienting month for Tokyoites as prices for everything from coffee to T-shirts to DVDs seem to be jumping inexplicably.

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Respect legitimate wage demands
April 20 2014 at 15:22

With the continuing strike in the mining industry, all the pressure is on the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, Amcu, to be reasonable, and call off the action.

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