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Companies should take big role in doing good

“Any system in the world where too many people feel they are not participating or are excluded will ultimately reject itself.”

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Will more of the same result in transformation?

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s Medium-term Budget Policy Statement once more confirms the most obvious fact: the ANC government long buried the Freedom ... Read Story

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Uber model spreading its tentacles to finance

The more I use Uber, the more I am convinced of the transformational power of recent technology innovations, especially when it is intelligently combined with b... Read Story

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Public, private sectors must uplift economy
October 15 2014 at 04:43

The recent downward revision of our economic growth to 1.4 percent by International Monetary Fund (IMF) should be a cause for concern.

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Modi’s political balancing act limits big bang reforms
October 14 2014 at 04:38

Amid the giddy euphoria that greeted the historic victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India’s May election, hopes have been raised that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his administration will usher in the... Read Story

When it comes to cars, Tesla has a few old lessons to learn
October 14 2014 at 04:34

THE AUTO industry has developed certain unwritten rules over the last 100 years or so. Got new technologies or features? Save them for the new model year. Have a new product announcement? Make it at a car show. Want a new ... Read Story

China debt threat ‘not the same as subprime’
October 14 2014 at 04:33

Will China be the source of the next global financial disaster? The evidence increasingly offers reason for concern, though the nature of any calamity could be very different from what the world endured in 2008.

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Time for brakes to be lifted on entrepreneurial boulder
October 13 2014 at 05:29

Women’s entrepreneurial spirit is one of the keys that apartheid South Africa perceived to be a dangerous rolling boulder that, if pursued in earnest, could have radically tipped the socio-economic scales in ways tha... Read Story

We must note business is fleeing SA
October 13 2014 at 05:02

“More vehicle parts suppliers leaving SA” (October 7) should alert all of us to what is really taking place in South Africa today.

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Let’s abide by pledges of forum
October 13 2014 at 04:48

Mining companies are often criticised for not doing enough for the workers and communities they mine in.

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No gloating for China’s top global PPP status
October 13 2014 at 04:46

Governments are not usually slow to make the most of favourable publicity. China’s official government newspaper, the People’s Daily, struck a refreshing note last week when it attacked flattering estimates of ... Read Story

SA growing as legal outsourcing host
October 12 2014 at 17:13

South Africa has become a preferred Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) off-shoring destination.

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Industrial transformation dovetails with wider market access
October 10 2014 at 04:58

The equation of demand and supply is the most basic concept that all people concerned about the workings of the economy are introduced to.

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