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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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Real leadership needed in mining sector
July 29 2015 at 05:40

A shift in attitude in mining negotiations is essential to achieve industrial unity, writes Adriaan Groenewald.

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A cold, inconvenient fact
July 29 2015 at 05:39

The Arctic ice shield is not melting as the Greens’ predictions want us all to believe, writes Keith Bryer.

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Greece, China test investors’ faith
July 28 2015 at 05:58

Recent developments in Europe and China pose important questions for investors, writes Tristan Hanson.

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Gold slump not over yet
July 27 2015 at 09:46

The slump in gold that took prices to a five-year low may have further to run, writes Joe Deaux.

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Prudent fiscal management supports economy
July 27 2015 at 05:45

South Africans can support the economy by buying locally made products, writes Leslie Sedibe.

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Incentive is a ray of sunshine
July 26 2015 at 19:29

It if often tempting to blame the government for anything and everything.

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Call centres can damage reputations
July 26 2015 at 19:08

Growth in call centres in the private and public sectors is clearly cost driven.

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Productivity isn’t the problem after all
July 24 2015 at 12:03

Why is the hi-tech boom not increasing productivity? Hamish McRae tackles this puzzle...

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Nicola’s Notes: Job losses mount
July 24 2015 at 10:37

The rout in the commodities sector spells bad news for local jobs, writes Nicola Mawson.

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Has Putin made concessions to the West?
July 24 2015 at 06:06

There’s a rash of conspiracy theories about secret concessions that Russian leader Vladimir Putin is supposed to have made to Western leaders.

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