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Independent Media

Please stand up if you have benefited from beneficiation

Beneficiation has quickly become the new buzz word these days, in both the ANC and in parliament.

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Independent Media

New financial advisory framework raises bar

A new framework for financial advisers provides for improved customer service and enhanced competition that will undoubtedly boost the performance and sustainab... Read Story

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Bloomberg

Misguided policies that simply did not work

This is a tale of two countries. One of them features two decades of fundamentally misguided policies. The other has an ambitious strategy for reform and develo... Read Story

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Everyone has a responsibility to help reduce scourge of medical aid fraud
November 19 2014 at 04:25

Human beings are not born to be bad people. Sometimes, circumstances and the surrounding environment or society compel people to lose their integrity and moral values.

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SA in 2014: Cry, the Beloved Country
November 17 2014 at 05:02

When Alan Paton penned the words "Cry, the Beloved Country" he probably did not imagine that in 2014 SA would still be a country wrestling with itself.

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Country can learn from India’s karmic growth cycle
November 18 2014 at 05:00

The great Mahatma Gandhi was shaped in South Africa, which could find inspiration from India to lay a path for the future.

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Africa is a chess board again as US and China face off
November 18 2014 at 04:49

Africa has long been a battleground for world powers. Two giants playing there these days are China, which is spending freely throughout the continent to scoop up resources and tap some of the fastest-growing economies, an... Read Story
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The battle for hearts and minds is still on
November 18 2014 at 04:37

The South African political landscape is set to change dramatically with the expulsion of The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) from the ANC alliance.

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Entrepreneurship key to renaissance
November 17 2014 at 16:41

Notwithstanding Africa's challenges, there is good reason to be optimistic for the future well-being of our continent.

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Legalising hemp plants fights poverty
November 17 2014 at 16:40

Anyone serious about alleviating poverty in SA might consider hemp, the non-drug kind.

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Japan needs to cultivate a culture of transparency
November 17 2014 at 05:33

When things go wrong, what is it with Japanese corporate chieftains? Shigehisa Takada, the chairman of Tokyo-based Takata, is facing a spiralling scandal after news that another victim – a pregnant woman in Malaysia ... Read Story
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Barbie dolls strut over Chavez’s ideals
November 17 2014 at 05:05

The keepers of “21st-Century Socialism” in Venezuela have been trying to hold capitalism and consumerism at bay since left-wing populist Hugo Chavez came to power in 1999.

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What ‘reliable’ info on future stock movement?
November 17 2014 at 04:59

It seems investors’ thirst for reliable information on future stock movements provides a ready market for forecasters.

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