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Eight contenders vie for AfDB job

It’s difficult to predict who will succeed Rwanda’s Donald Kaberuka as head of the African Development Bank.

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Groom the youth as active decision makers

A question and answer session with Barkha Moussa, Second Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Mauritius.

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Analysis: Portugal’s enthusiasm for change is fading despite praise

Celebrated among Europe’s elite as a model of how to reform an economy after a debt binge, Portugal’s enthusiasm for change has waned as Europe lose... Read Story

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BOE living in cloud-cuckoo land on wages
May 18 2015 at 12:26

Are Britons supposed to believe wage growth, productivity and GDP growth will not be impacted by the austerity that is to come?

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Cameron is in the same predicament as Tsipras
May 18 2015 at 05:29

Who would have ever thought that the outcome of the British elections would be that Britain’s re-elected Prime Minister David Cameron now finds himself in the very same predicament politically as his Greek counterpar... Read Story
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Fraudster warns of pending Chinese stock exchange disaster
May 18 2015 at 05:24

Twenty years after bringing down a major British bank, Nick Leeson is sounding alarm bells about China.

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BRICS is sure to expand, says Russia
May 15 2015 at 12:35

A moratorium currently exists on admitting new members to the BRICS group. But what about the future?

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Lies, damned lies, and Eskom numbers
May 15 2015 at 04:34

Eskom’s application for a massive tariff hike brings into sharp focus the sorry state of affairs which threatens SA’s very fabric.

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New empowerment codes are a big boost to economic change
May 15 2015 at 04:59

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) issued a general notice last week, dealing with recognition of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) recognition schemes.

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Why Cruz is wowing some of Wall Street’s money-men
May 14 2015 at 12:25

Tea Party favourite Ted Cruz is not the kind of politician who usually wins a lot of friends among Wall Street campaign donors, writes Emily Flitter.

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Could Verizon end up nursing a dotcom hangover?
May 14 2015 at 12:25

The tech-heavy Nasdaq index is now higher than it was at the peak of the internet bubble, writes Andrew Dewson.

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Can we pin our hopes on a minimum wage?
May 14 2015 at 04:41

It was very comforting when President Zuma, while delivering his State of the Nation address early this year, in passing, mentioned that the government will “consider the national minimum wage”.

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China takes baby steps towards economic disaster
May 14 2015 at 04:38

The longer China’s economy stalls, the lonelier Zhou Xiaochuan, the governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), is certain to get.

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