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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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Union of Southern Africa solves colonialism

The people of Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania and Namibia should form a “Union of Southern Afri... Read Story

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Unions need to get back to putting workers first

“Stop writing about it and teach the idiots!” That’s what a reader had to say about my article last week on the faults in the way trade unions... Read Story

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UK visit opens way for greater trade
November 6 2014 at 12:18

The trade and investment mission to the UK last week led by Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe has opened the way for closer UK-SA collaboration on infrastructure, power generation and education, the creation of public... Read Story
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Virgin Galactic dream not over
November 6 2014 at 12:11

When I was eight years old, my father gave me my first science fiction book.

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Focus on fundamentals, not fears, fads and personal bias
November 5 2014 at 04:44

It seems like a good time to examine the role of investor psychology in the markets. Evidence gathered in the field of behavioural finance suggests that many, if not most, investors often base their investment decisions on... Read Story
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Next up for Rousseff: Don’t copy India’s past decade
November 5 2014 at 04:37

Brazilians are both quite enamoured with China as a mighty trading partner, and very nervous about it at other times. But now that Dilma Rousseff has won re-election, however tightly, the true challenge for Brazil’s ... Read Story
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Taking ownership of our natural resources
November 4 2014 at 04:51

Nigeria first began producing oil 57 years ago. Today, it is the world’s 11th largest oil producer, delivering 2 million barrels a day of production into the global system.

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Human cost of truck accidents can be prevented
November 4 2014 at 04:47

Trucks are the kings of the road and we suffer. Who can forget the video footage of an accident that showed a speeding truck obliterating a car and four taxis, which were driving through a green traffic light at an interse... Read Story
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There’s a future leader with vision
November 3 2014 at 05:40

The article by Lerato Tshepang Nkabane, “Let us all harness our resources and make SA great” (Business Report, October 27) refers.

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Jobs data point to lack of happiness ahead for SA
November 3 2014 at 05:36

The US Federal Reserve had barely called an end to its easy money policy last week, when the Bank of Japan stepped in to extend its bond-buying programme by about 20 to 30 trillion yen (R1.96 trillion to R2.94 trillion) a ... Read Story
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Business not only about making profit
November 3 2014 at 05:29

At what point does business take some responsibility? Analysts are accusing government agencies of bureaucratic delays that are costing the country billions on a daily basis and thousands of jobs. This is off the terminati... Read Story
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Is morality really so foreign to profit-making?
November 3 2014 at 05:00

Attacks on the economics of free enterprise (that successful way of improving the lot of human beings that pre-dates the abject failure of socialism by millennia) are still attacks, whether cloaked in environmentalism, ant... Read Story
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