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Role of multinational firms in promoting SA skills and job creation

As heads of state from South Africa and across the continent prepare to participate in the upcoming US-Africa Leaders’ Summit next week in Washington, the... Read Story

Brics intends to upscale value-added goods trade

Following Brazil’s successful hosting of the sixth Brics summit, it is opportune to reflect on some of the key outcomes from a trade and investment perspe... Read Story

Time more women executives are hired in sector

The financial and operational performance of South Africa’s second-biggest gold producer, Sibanye Gold, is beating market expectations since it debuted on... Read Story

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Brics plans allow SA to punch above its weight
July 21 2014 at 04:47

South Africa prides itself on punching above its weight in the international arena. One measure of the disparity between the country and the global players it interacts with emerged last week, with the creation of the New ... Read Story
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US debt ratio will decline when GDP growth recovers
July 21 2014 at 04:46

I disagree with the economic pessimists who believe that persistently slow growth in the US will be the norm for years to come. Yes, huge federal government deficits and debt are a major drag. It’s also true that bud... Read Story
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Let litigation funder beware
July 20 2014 at 17:30

A litigation funding agreement is an agreement that provides for a non-party to finance a legal action on behalf of a litigant in return for a share of the proceeds of the action.

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American way not good for Aussies
July 20 2014 at 17:23

The US system still trumps most, but the world might also learn from Australia.

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Seifsa chief irresponsible to share Ford chief’s chat
July 18 2014 at 04:40

It is doubtful that the truth will ever fully emerge about the conversation between the chief executive of the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa), Kaizer Nyatsumba, and Ford Motor Compa... Read Story
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Restrictive migration laws hobble economies
July 17 2014 at 04:33

South Africa’s new immigration law signed by President Jacob Zuma on May 16 is meant to strengthen the country’s security and protect local jobs.

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SABMiller positions itself to net African market
July 17 2014 at 04:33

As African consumers steadily move out of informal or illicit alcohol drinking habits to a more formalised category, companies like SABMiller are casting their nets deeper for a good catch of this market.

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Five unique moves that scored win for Germany
July 16 2014 at 04:54

It’s an age-old question: Does the soccer field offer broader lessons for life – and can big tournaments lead to changing the perception of nations?

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Church played big role in ending strike
July 16 2014 at 04:44

Having just come out of the longest mining strike in our history, we need to pause for reflection. Why did it take a gruelling five months to settle the strike?

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Employers must provide posts for graduates to gain skills
July 16 2014 at 04:42

South Africa has a scarcity of skills in key areas, including those highlighted by the recent construction industry survey. The government is aware of this and an aggressive training response is under way.

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