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Technology allows customer acquisition to leapfrog barriers

The potential for emerging and frontier markets to see accelerated economic growth due to technology transfer is a regular theme in our research, but we are inc... Read Story

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Bloomberg

Readers’ Forum: Land is country’s national asset, to stay in SA hands

One of the milestones outlined by the NDP is to broaden ownership of assets to historically disadvantaged groups. Most of the historically disadvantaged groups ... Read Story

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Lower prices good news for consumers

Two pieces of good news will be on the table at the Reserve Bank's monetary policy committee meeting later this month.

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Lower prices good news for consumers
September 1 2014 at 05:32

Two pieces of good news will be on the table at the Reserve Bank's monetary policy committee meeting later this month.

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Readers’ Forum: Land is country’s national asset, to stay in SA hands
September 1 2014 at 05:19

One of the milestones outlined by the NDP is to broaden ownership of assets to historically disadvantaged groups. Most of the historically disadvantaged groups in our country happen to be black people, previously disposses... Read Story
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Technology allows customer acquisition to leapfrog barriers
September 1 2014 at 04:55

The potential for emerging and frontier markets to see accelerated economic growth due to technology transfer is a regular theme in our research, but we are increasingly seeing a new feature - the capacity for new technolo... Read Story
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Economics isn’t science or literature
August 31 2014 at 18:02

A lot of economists use the tools of science to accomplish literary, or lawyerly, goals.

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Land question is key to Africa
August 31 2014 at 17:50

African Nationalism was a response of Africans to the conquest, enslavement, the subjugation, plunder, and exploitation, of Africa by the powerful nations of Europe.

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Korean cash hoarders face 10% tax charge
August 29 2014 at 05:27

For a supposed conservative, South Korean President Park Geun Hye is considering a shocking proposal – taxing companies for having too much money.

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Planners backpedal on road to sustainable energy system
August 29 2014 at 05:23

The enormous momentum of the fossil fuel industries, and thus within the global energy system, has many people convinced that ongoing growth in absolute terms is an inevitability, and that calls to phase out fossils are si... Read Story
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Public protector is in one of her finest hours
August 29 2014 at 05:15

Winston Churchill uttered these wise words: “To each there comes in their lifetime a special moment when they are figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered the chance to do a very special thing, unique to them ... Read Story
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GDP growth is always a positive sign - but is not a goal in itself
August 28 2014 at 04:55

South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) – the total value of the production of goods and services in the country – grew by 0.6 percent in the second quarter. So what?

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SA labour relations’ change to turn tables on the in-crowd
August 28 2014 at 04:53

The deeper significance of the change in industrial relations in South Africa over the past two years cannot be ignored.

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