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Time for a reality check of what is at stake in Agoa talks

Any South African interested enough to follow the arcane negotiations between the South African Poultry Association (Sapa) and their US counterparts, the USA Po... Read Story

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Rising debt in China is a ticking time bomb

There are plenty of reasons one could argue China is not on the verge of a debt crisis: The country has $3.7 trillion (R44.9 trillion) in currency reserves, a c... Read Story

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Big cable is coming for big wireless

Time Warner Cable is once again at the centre of a cable mega-merger, reports Joshua Brustein.

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Is the crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?
May 22 2015 at 11:35

Investment guru Dominic Rossi will continue to push for his incremental brand of executive remuneration reform.

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A set of environmental, economic and spatial scenarios
May 22 2015 at 04:48

A question and answer session with Mokena Makeka, the creative director and managing director of Makeka Design Lab, and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Forum of Young Global Leaders.

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Mastering the freestyle of golden handshakes
May 22 2015 at 04:37

Former Eskom boss Tshediso Matona last week finally slammed the door on the face of the bogeyman that had haunted him since he first walked the corridors of the utility’s Megawatt Park headquarters in September last ... Read Story
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Sad tale of Greece lurches on
May 21 2015 at 11:41

Until Europe writes down Greece’s debt, the drama will continue on the world stage, writes Hamish McRae.

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We should praise Miliband’s ideas on business
May 21 2015 at 11:40

Former Labour leader Ed Miliband undoubtedly got many things wrong. But that 2011 Liverpool conference speech deserves to be praised, writes Ben Chu.

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Society still favours men over women
May 21 2015 at 05:11

Across the globe women earn less than men do and according to the Less Than 100 pop-up project in Pittsburgh, US, this is a problem.

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There’s window of opportunity on infrastructure
May 21 2015 at 05:09

A question and answer session with Alex Wong, the head of the World Economic Forum’s Centre for Global Industries.

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China’s central bank needs to be more predictable
May 21 2015 at 04:51

Zhou Xiaochuan is governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC). But among some financial types, he’s earning another, less enviable title: the killer of weekends.

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Why the snobbery over vocational training?
May 20 2015 at 12:19

Britain has a chronic shortage of qualified labour in the trades and professions needed to turn a plot of land into a new home, writes James Moore.

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A worrying lack of scrutiny as ex-spook joins BP board
May 20 2015 at 12:18

Every senior move from government to business needs proper scrutiny - especially when it comes to Britain’s top spook. Mark Leftly reports...

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