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Nuke deal a two-decade debt millstone

The apparent nuclear power deal with Russia is a slow-motion replay of the arms deal on a far bigger scale, says Mike Wills.

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Apple may take a bite out of payments sector

Last month Apple unveiled the iPhone 6, together with the Apple Watch.

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China may return to an exhausted growth plan

Will the tensions in Hong Kong be the straw that breaks the global economy’s back?

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Poor education, unemployment threaten national security
September 11 2014 at 04:35

The recently released World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Competitiveness Report 2014 on South Africa’s education crisis raises serious concerns of threats to national security.

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Apple: the world’s biggest fashion juggernaut
September 11 2014 at 04:16

On Tuesday, Apple established itself as the world’s biggest fashion company by releasing a smartwatch that is more about beauty and variety than about technology.

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Affirmative action must help fix centuries of prejudice
September 10 2014 at 04:46

We live in a country with immense opportunity and a deep history of racism. Like other countries, our Rainbow Nation has a flaw in its societal fabric.

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Interest rates and the economy: looking for light at end of a dark tunnel
September 10 2014 at 04:37

The national income accounts for the second quarter offer naught for comfort about the economy.

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Roadblocks for African women traders constrain continent’s development
September 9 2014 at 05:23

Daily, millions of women in Africa are engaged in one form of trade or another, either within their countries or across national borders.

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Interview: Arancha Gonzalez - ITC executive director
September 9 2014 at 05:03

The ITC, a subsidiary of the UN Conference on Trade and Development and the World Trade Organisation, provides technical assistance on global trade to businesses in developing countries.

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Nene faces endless uphill struggle
September 8 2014 at 05:48

Latest figures from the Treasury show the first four months of the fiscal year – April to July – went badly for the government.

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Readers’ Forum: Perception index sources paint a distorted picture
September 8 2014 at 05:37

Lewis Simelane’s article “SA too harsh on itself” (Business Report, September 5) raises a major issue which needs your editorials and features to flag this debate and give it more exposure in Business Rep... Read Story
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Draghi looks poised to put effort into growing economy
September 8 2014 at 05:32

Pity European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi. He tells European governments they need to do more to resuscitate the economy, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel gets on the telephone to ask if he’s renounc... Read Story
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Chance for emerging markets to shine
September 7 2014 at 15:33

The BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) will offer a financing alternative to both the World Bank and IMF.

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