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Takata is the real safety hazard

The dubious honour of triggering the largest consumer recall in US history now belongs to the Japanese vehicle parts supplier Takata.

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South Africa not alone in the dark

South Africa once led the world in the number of days in the year when our national electricity grid failed.

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Mining deaf to community input

The Chamber of Mines at its recent AGM was adamant that the “mining industry has done more for transformation than any other component of the private sect... Read Story

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South Africa not alone in the dark
May 24 2015 at 12:45

South Africa once led the world in the number of days in the year when our national electricity grid failed.

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Takata is the real safety hazard
May 24 2015 at 13:11

The dubious honour of triggering the largest consumer recall in US history now belongs to the Japanese vehicle parts supplier Takata.

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Mining deaf to community input
May 24 2015 at 11:52

The Chamber of Mines at its recent AGM was adamant that the “mining industry has done more for transformation than any other component of the private sector.

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Much more at stake than bragging rights
May 24 2015 at 04:08

Pietman Roos writes that SA’s fiscal outlook is not like a sports prediction, where the biggest risk of getting it wrong is losing bragging rights among your friends.

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No place for ‘Always Empowered’ in BBBEE
May 24 2015 at 01:40

Thabo Masombuka writes that whoever is called upon to interpret the real basis of the economic transformation policies, must look at what was intended more than what constrains it.

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Is the crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?
May 22 2015 at 11:35

Investment guru Dominic Rossi will continue to push for his incremental brand of executive remuneration reform.

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A set of environmental, economic and spatial scenarios
May 22 2015 at 04:48

A question and answer session with Mokena Makeka, the creative director and managing director of Makeka Design Lab, and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Forum of Young Global Leaders.

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Mastering the freestyle of golden handshakes
May 22 2015 at 04:37

Former Eskom boss Tshediso Matona last week finally slammed the door on the face of the bogeyman that had haunted him since he first walked the corridors of the utility’s Megawatt Park headquarters in September last ... Read Story
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Sad tale of Greece lurches on
May 21 2015 at 11:41

Until Europe writes down Greece’s debt, the drama will continue on the world stage, writes Hamish McRae.

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We should praise Miliband’s ideas on business
May 21 2015 at 11:40

Former Labour leader Ed Miliband undoubtedly got many things wrong. But that 2011 Liverpool conference speech deserves to be praised, writes Ben Chu.

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