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Tech unicorns in jeopardy?

Like all good fantasies, the era of the so-called “unicorn” tech start-ups must come to an end, writes Andrew Dewson.

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Shedding light on China’s investment choices

Wenjie Chen and Heiwai Tang tackle a number of misconceptions about Chinese investors and their push into Africa.

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China exposes fatal flaws

The global economy will not recover quickly, and could even collapse again, argues Ann Pettifor.

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Nicola’s Notes: Power pain
August 14 2015 at 09:36

Eskom’s woes are solely the fault of the state, and it’s not fair to make the country pay for the situation, writes Nicola Mawson.

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Bumpy landing better than stagnation
August 14 2015 at 05:38

The best way to get one’s mind around the double devaluation of China’s yuan is to see it as part of a gradual progression, writes Hamish McRae.

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A chainsaw in China’s economic juggling act
August 14 2015 at 05:34

Chinese President Xi Jinping is trying to keep aloft two giant economic bubbles, writes William Pesek.

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South-south unity is a myth
August 13 2015 at 10:01

South-south cooperation is a myth when it comes to BRICS and Africa, writes Mohammad Amir Anwar.

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Informal sector key to creating jobs
August 13 2015 at 05:28

Providing support to the informal sector could help South Africa relieve some of its unemployment pressures, writes Pierre Heistein.

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Challenges directors face
August 12 2015 at 12:16

There are 3 challenges directors need to get to grips with, writes Sikkie Kajee.

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Job losses in mining sector: who benefits?
August 12 2015 at 05:43

Anglo American has decided to downsize operations across the globe, based on weak commodity prices.

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SA business leaders gripped by pessimism
August 12 2015 at 05:41

A weak rand, inflation rising and the lights won’t stay on - it’s no surprise that South Africa’s business leaders are pessimistic.

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Mining bosses blind to real crisis
August 9 2015 at 15:53

Christopher Rutledge writes that the driving focus of the current mining "crisis" is not jobs.

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Nicola’s Notes: Mining woes
August 7 2015 at 08:53

It just isn’t possible for the mining sector to save jobs, writes Nicola Mawson.

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