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Colonialism divided ‘one Africa’

There are compelling historical and cultural reasons that justify the formation of a Southern African Economic Union.

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Bloomberg

Brazil’s Rousseff must cultivate a global presence

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s administration must contend with a rapidly increasing budget gap.

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Independent Media

Notice of Post Office as privatised entity should be in the post

Contrast PostNet results with a failing SA Post Office and perhaps the calls to privatise public corporations and high-level thinking revealed in the medium-ter... Read Story

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Let us not consume the country’s future
November 10 2014 at 04:59

When rabbits are nervous they eat their young, retiring Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus said on a radio interview last week.

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PPC offers a test for acceptable governance principles
November 10 2014 at 04:44

The issue of corporate wars cannot be a simple matter of whether the Black Business Council favours one group over another, and the current issues at PPC between its board and its former CEO are no different.

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Unsecured lending no place for our money
November 10 2014 at 04:42

Having lost a lot of money by investing it in a (money market) unit trust: the ones that are really safe, I am tired of being fed with the idea that the money is very safe in a “side-pocket”, which has been set... Read Story
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Eskom ignorance just short of criminal
November 10 2014 at 04:41

The collapse of the Majuba power station coal silo, aka a bunker, typifies the mess that Eskom has created over the years and indicates that they are truly inept.

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Private sector must embrace goals
November 9 2014 at 19:23

Among many things performed by government, one of its key functions is to create an enabling environment for the private sector to thrive.

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‘Moody’s downgrade was to be expected’
November 9 2014 at 18:55

For several months now we have been commenting on the divergence between the credit ratings of South Africa by the three leading credit rating agencies.

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World Bank facing irrelevance?
November 9 2014 at 18:59

For the first time in its seven decade-long history, World Bank staff staged a work stoppage earlier this month.

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Modi changes framework
November 9 2014 at 19:17

Recently, I met with a number of policymakers, senior bureaucrats and journalists in Delhi to assess whether the criticism levelled at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for doing too little only 100 days into his term is actually fa... Read Story
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Retail edge should rely on ability not contract
November 7 2014 at 04:57

“We are passionate about our customers and will fight for their rights,” reads the Pick n Pay value statement.

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Management education key to economic growth
November 7 2014 at 04:47

The World Economic Forum’s latest global competitive index ranks South Africa’s business schools as 24th in the world.

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