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Wendy Knowler fights for your rights...

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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Tax becomes an unlikely star as it takes centre stage
October 10 2014 at 05:07

What do the Toronto Film Festival, Burger King, the Group of 20 (G20), Scotland, the UN, US President Barack Obama and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have in common?

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Yahoo can learn lesson from HP breakup
October 9 2014 at 05:19

Facebook and Google are the touchstones for Marissa Mayer’s all-new Yahoo!, most recently evidenced by speculation that her company will make a venture investment in the trendy disappearing message app Snapchat.

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Kganyago an example of meritocracy, not cronyism
October 9 2014 at 05:15

America’s founding president, George Washington, in the estimation of many historians, was one of the best because he hated patronage, favouritism and nepotism and knew precisely what his public reputation was and ho... Read Story
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Time to nationalise Reserve Bank – Numsa
October 8 2014 at 04:49

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) has consistently called for the nationalisation of the Reserve bank.

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ANC government chases growth through IDZs
October 8 2014 at 05:10

In the State of the Nation address of June 2014, I announced that the economy would take centre stage in our country in the next five years as we pursue a 5 percent growth rate by 2019.

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SA is a regional hub for Africa, but must work to maintain it
October 7 2014 at 05:05

Six weeks ago I arrived in South Africa to take up my new position as the regional director of a pan-African strategic communications and advisory company. South Africa has been, and should continue to be, full of promise ... Read Story
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Economists are blind to the limits of prosperity
October 7 2014 at 04:58

For all their calculating nature, economists are surprisingly optimistic about humanity’s ability to have as much prosperity as it wants.

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SA farmers make a success of move into continent
October 7 2014 at 04:50

Mozambique is not much smaller than South Africa but it has more arable land and a dependable rainfall so it is attractive to the 1 000 South Africans, with their families, who are now farming there commercially.

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Expect more wobbles in markets as Fed ends QE
October 6 2014 at 05:09

Within a month, the US Federal Reserve could have succeeded in a high-risk manoeuvre: climbing off the back of the monetary tiger – otherwise know as quantitative easing (QE).

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SA can help pull African arbitration from overseas hands
October 6 2014 at 04:51

Former Kenyan High Court judge Edward Torgbor, now practising as a specialist arbitrator, says the parties in 99 percent of all African disputes are represented by lawyers and law firms based in the UK, the US and France.<... Read Story
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