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Green sectors will bolster economy

A green economy is becoming more necessary for a nation’s financial health.

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Spindeltop changed the world

A century ago, in a place where most people eked out a living from subsistence agriculture, a discovery was made that within a year would make them richer than ... Read Story

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Is capitalism devouring itself?

Are shareholders taking too big a bite of the profits apple? Ben Chu ponders the question...

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Wal-Mart does so much wrong
June 22 2015 at 12:03

No single company is more responsible for the decline of the American middle class than Wal-Mart, writes Andrew Dewson.

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It’s everyone’s job to raise next voters and future leaders
June 22 2015 at 05:12

On the day each of one of us were born, we began our life on Earth with the most elementary strengths and abilities. Some of us were smaller, some bigger. Some were louder. Some were difficult to soothe while others were s... Read Story
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Analysis: Arrest of Odebrecht ups stakes in Petrobras probe
June 22 2015 at 05:06

In arresting Marcelo Odebrecht, Brazilian federal prosecutors have netted themselves a whale.

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SA needs to commit to improving education
June 22 2015 at 05:04

The media recently published several articles on South Africa’s prominent leaders, many holding top positions in the government, claiming they had obtained certain academic qualifications.

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Readers’ Forum: Stop bullying potential South African importers
June 22 2015 at 04:51

Let us put aside the inaccuracy of Mr Lovells’ ever-changing and spurious job figures and consider the sheer audacity of his latest comments.(Business Report, June 19).

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‘Employee’ label would end Uber as we know it
June 19 2015 at 11:36

For the drivers, investors and customers of Uber, the “employee” label looks like a bad fit. Megan McArdle reports...

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Paris chicken deal aids SA’s inclusion in Agoa
June 19 2015 at 04:59

There has in the past few months been considerable interest and debate in the press about the on-going negotiations and the last negotiating meeting held in Paris.

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Putin, Russia set to take on a vast conspiracy
June 19 2015 at 04:45

In a recent Washington Post column, Sergei Guriev, one of Russia’s top economic thinkers, warned that President Vladimir Putin’s regime was now exclusively focused on survival, and not on a vision for the count... Read Story
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Clarity given on potential poultry job losses
June 19 2015 at 04:35

While trying to spare your readers the tit-for-tat of countering the litany of lies passed off as fact by David Wolpert of the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters (“The myth of poultry job losses”, Busi... Read Story
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Let Molefe fix Eskom now
June 18 2015 at 12:35

Eskom needs an astute political operator at its helm, writes Thebe Mabanga.

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