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Nuke deal a two-decade debt millstone

The apparent nuclear power deal with Russia is a slow-motion replay of the arms deal on a far bigger scale, says Mike Wills.

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Apple may take a bite out of payments sector

Last month Apple unveiled the iPhone 6, together with the Apple Watch.

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China may return to an exhausted growth plan

Will the tensions in Hong Kong be the straw that breaks the global economy’s back?

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Progress in Nepal will cast light on sustainability
September 26 2014 at 05:11

When this is published I will be in Nepal, nearly as remote from economic development as is possible for an inhabited area.

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Right-wing critics wilfully undermine US economic recovery
September 25 2014 at 05:17

Around midday on January 20, 2009, Barack Obama was sworn in as president of the US. At that moment, the euro fetched $1.30.

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Time for SA to use lessons learnt from RDP to make NDP a success
September 25 2014 at 04:53

If you attended the ANC conference in Mangaung in 2012, you will share the view that the National Development Plan (NDP) was welcomed with a warm reception by the delegates who received the presentation.

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Housing froth Down Under depends on China bubbles
September 23 2014 at 05:17

Lindsay David’s new book on Australia deserves a medical disclaimer: reading this will greatly raise your blood pressure. In Australia: Boom to Bust, David sounds the alarm about an Australian housing bubble he argue... Read Story
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Failure of growth in European economy may be deep-seated
September 23 2014 at 05:10

What’s next? British politics will settle down a little now that it is clear that the UK will continue to exist for a while yet, but economic issues will not settle down at all.

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Labour relations key to building a national brand
September 23 2014 at 04:58

It is often said that an organisation’s true competitive advantage is its human capital. This is also true for a national brand.

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Marcus leaves credible legacy and a stable of able successors
September 22 2014 at 05:22

Wisdom is the ability to foresee the results of your actions – not just immediate outcomes but the long-term, often unintended, consequences of your decisions.

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Power utility still thinks we believe in Santa Claus
September 22 2014 at 05:15

Eskom’s incompetent management has shown its petticoats yet again and the legs on show are far from pretty.

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Budding entrepreneur puts his faith in amazing moringa
September 22 2014 at 05:09

Imagine a tree that grows in poor soil, resists drought, light frost, produces edible oil that converts to diesel, whose leaves and seedpods are tasty, high in vitamins, a tree that grows quickly, and can purify salt water... Read Story
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Gordhan’s appointment first step to Clean Audit in 2018
September 19 2014 at 04:47

WHILE it is unlikely the government’s ambitious Operation Clean Audit 2014 target will achieve its original deadline of the end of the reporting period this year, analysis undertaken by Grant Thornton indicates that ... Read Story
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