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Colonialism divided ‘one Africa’

There are compelling historical and cultural reasons that justify the formation of a Southern African Economic Union.

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Bloomberg

Brazil’s Rousseff must cultivate a global presence

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s administration must contend with a rapidly increasing budget gap.

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Independent Media

Notice of Post Office as privatised entity should be in the post

Contrast PostNet results with a failing SA Post Office and perhaps the calls to privatise public corporations and high-level thinking revealed in the medium-ter... Read Story

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Beijing mars initiative by ignoring democracy protest
November 13 2014 at 05:07

As hedge fund managers declare victory with the launch of the Shanghai-Hong Kong stock link, don’t forget the obvious loser: the city’s pro-democracy movement.

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Are unions honestly representing workers?
November 13 2014 at 04:57

The recent spat between Cosatu and Numsa is further evidence that trade unions in South Africa simply do not work.

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Numsa’s woes spell trouble for SA
November 11 2014 at 04:49

SA should brace itself for a tumultuous period of industrial relations and labour strife.

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Counterfeit, fraud serious threats to quality SA wines
November 12 2014 at 04:35

The Annual Cape Wine Makers Guild Auction is reputed for premium quality wines, attracting private collectors and trade buyers.

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Beijing’s financial charm offensive lacks love
November 12 2014 at 04:57

After two years of waxing poetic at home about a “China Dream”, Xi Jinping wants to enchant the entire Asia region – and is dangling $1.25 trillion (R14 trillion) to make sure he does.

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Brown and the power utility have much to answer for
November 12 2014 at 04:32

The DA’s Natasha Michael responds to Minister Lynne Brown’s open letter dated November 6.

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Perfect time for Asia to embark on reform trail
November 11 2014 at 05:18

When he travels to Asia this week, US President Barack Obama will find himself in unfamiliar territory: not Asia, which he visited just last year, but amid leaders who enjoy popular mandates, negligible political oppositio... Read Story
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US healing as global economy still suffers
November 11 2014 at 05:14

Last week’s employment report confirms that the US labour market is healing.

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Levy predicts global economic depression
November 11 2014 at 05:12

In 1929, a businessman and economist by the name of Jerome Levy did not like what he saw in his analysis of corporate profits.

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International costs of roaming stray into overpriced territory
November 11 2014 at 04:51

It is quite astounding in this era of technological advancement that cellular providers are still unable to significantly lower their rates for international roaming, for calls made and received, as well as for data usage.... Read Story
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