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Apple is the least of Samsung’s problems

After a 12 month period during which South Korea’s won advanced 23 percent against the euro, Samsung is having trouble maintaining its sales.

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Worker unity key to defeating class enemy

Managing present tensions is crucial to avert serious divisions, writes Gwede Mantashe

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Workers face array of hostile forces

Labour needs to stand strong and united to survive onslaught

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Branson is still sprinkling stardust
April 20 2015 at 11:18

Britain’s most famous businessman is good at letting others stump up the cash while he takes a back seat and lets his brand do the talking.

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A web of political cronyism at play
April 20 2015 at 04:43

An Eskom conspiracy theory Stage 3 load-shedding might finally have woken up the country to the realities of the Eskom meltdown. Late in 2014 the writing was on the wall, I assembled what little unplanned outage data Eskom... Read Story
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It’s make or break time for jumbos
April 16 2015 at 12:45

The slump in sales of jumbo jets has raised questions over how long manufacturers can sustain production.

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Social cohesion vital for SA to move forward
April 16 2015 at 04:38

What is the greatest threat to economic growth in South Africa? It is not failing electricity management. It is not the skills shortage or poor education. Nor is it corruption or the countless cases where someone needs to ... Read Story
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Opinion: Bottled gas sector could alleviate Eskom woes
April 16 2015 at 04:35

Bottled gas is one energy lever the government can pull. Once upon a time, Eskom had a good idea. No, it had an excellent idea. Honest. The trouble is it killed this idea soon after it was put into action.

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Carbon tax to hurt growth, socio-political stability and exacerbate unemployment
April 16 2015 at 04:30

The carbon tax will have a serious negative impact on the goods-producing sectors of the economy, particularly mining, manufacturing and agri-processing by making the country less competitive in the global economy.

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Qualcomm healthier than hedge fund says
April 15 2015 at 12:05

To meet its challenges, Qualcomm must come up with a plan to reinvest money in research and development, writes Katie Benner.

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The Lean route to sustainable profitability
April 15 2015 at 04:29

Businesses, and especially successful businesses, are adopting Lean as a tool for achieving sustainable long-term progress.

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The road to food security in Africa lies in farming
April 15 2015 at 04:27

The international community and the big donors who have invested huge amounts of money in Africa over many decades to alleviate hunger and eradicate poverty were not successful in finding solutions to these problems.

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Can Hillary Clinton really change her groove?
April 14 2015 at 04:44

By email, video and on Twitter, Hillary Clinton made it official on Sunday afternoon: She is a candidate for president.

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