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Merit pool of capable black, white people vital

Does there have to be a trade-off between transformation and capability? In my opinion, every business needs to accelerate African involvement in the economy, e... Read Story

Should workers be worried as Amplats sells assets?

Following Anglo American Platinum’s (Amplats’) decision to sell its Rustenburg and Union mines as well as exit from its Pandora joint venture on Mon... Read Story

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National broadband initiatives can spur economy

With more than 25 years’ experience in information and communications technology (ICT), I have had the privilege to work with diverse stakeholders in the ... Read Story

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Pressure on SA but oil outlook offers hope
July 14 2014 at 04:53

South Africa is at the mercy of many global forces. The ebb and flow of money around the world has been the main focus of late, with the rand steadily losing ground against the dollar and other major currencies over the pa... Read Story

Sixth Brics summit to test mettle
July 13 2014 at 14:05

Brazil has had little time to mourn as it moves into hosting the sixth Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) heads of state summit this week.

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This giant must be forced to comply
July 12 2014 at 15:50

Sasol is seeking to flout our environmental laws for clean air.

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Opinion: Bosses must take blame for bad economy
July 11 2014 at 05:16

The bosses, the capitalist politicians of the ANC and the DA, and the media, are howling at metalworkers and denouncing them for going on strike.

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Advocacy groups love workers but earn more
July 11 2014 at 05:07

The wondrous ability of intellectuals to glamourise the “worker” was a major characteristic of the 19th and 20th centuries. Karl Marx was a prime example of the type, having spent a lifetime getting as far from... Read Story

Stinging invective about strikes and the economy
July 11 2014 at 05:08

IT IS not often that newspapers admit to knowingly publishing tedious claptrap, so mark this down as one of those rare moments for Business Report. Turn to page 18 of today’s edition and thoughtfully examine the argu... Read Story

Limb loss: setback or opportunity
July 10 2014 at 05:05

This week’s leadership interview on Leadership Platform was with Natalie du Toit.

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Unions take action over Telkom retrenchment plan
July 10 2014 at 05:03

Trouble is brewing at Telkom. The trade unions operating at the multibillion-rand fixed mobile operator are going to approach the courts to try and reverse the company’s move to retrench 2 635 workers.

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Pros and cons of chicken imports are under debate
July 10 2014 at 05:06

From today, anti-dumping duties will kick in on frozen bone-in chicken imported from Germany, the Netherlands and the UK after the SA Poultry Association successfully brought an application to the International Trade Admin... Read Story

Innovation needed in flightless SA poultry industry
July 9 2014 at 04:59

The SA Poultry Association has done it again. This time the embattled, tight-knit poultry industry has managed to block EU imports, thanks to its cosy relationship with the International Trade Administration Commission. Read Story

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