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US must see us as partner, not beggar

US-Africa summit reflected progress but also showed how much remains to be done.

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Markets show Putin’s threats are empty

I can certainly understand Russian President Vladimir Putin’s frustration. I am sure he expected world financial markets to swoon in panic – and gol... Read Story

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Leadership focus: MMI Holdings business merger a success

MMI Holdings Limited is a large insurance-based financial services group listed on the JSE, with an embedded value of R35.1 billion and a market capitalisation ... Read Story

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Eskom’s deficiency in forward thinking makes oil firms rich
August 1 2014 at 05:11

If ever there was a cast-iron argument for a new nuclear power station, it is the news of what it is costing Eskom (and, therefore, all electricity consumers) to meet electricity demand in the Western Cape.

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Time more women executives are hired in sector
August 1 2014 at 05:04

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

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Ugly fruit and veg lift profit and cut waste
July 31 2014 at 05:10

A leading French supermarket chain has come up with a way to increase its profits by selling undesirable vegetables.

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New laws spawn uncertainty over property
July 31 2014 at 05:05

In the last parliamentary term, a series of laws with implications for property rights were either debated, passed or signed into law.

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Cash still king, but e-payment methods proliferate
July 31 2014 at 05:02

A few years ago paying for something meant physically taking your money out of your pocket and giving it to another person for a service or goods.

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Why is SRI not rooted in mainstream fiscal society?
July 30 2014 at 05:35

Of South Africa’s R4 trillion asset management industry, investment mandates for socially responsible investments are a mere 1 percent.

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Trouble ahead for metal, engineering sector deal
July 30 2014 at 05:16

Businesses in the steel and engineering industry, together with automotive and construction companies, will breath a sigh of relief that the month-long strike in the industry has finally been resolved.

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Abe’s Asian gambit must be monitored
July 30 2014 at 04:58

With the world producing more history than most of us can consume right now, it is easy to lose sight of recent developments that could have even greater consequences for long-term peace and stability than events in Ukrain... Read Story
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Bill shock as operators lift data fees to replace voice
July 29 2014 at 05:09

Notice anything funny about your cellphone bill lately? If so, you may have been blind-sided by prevailing mobile data trends.

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Watchword should be employment not labour
July 29 2014 at 04:58

What is in a word’s meaning? Quite a lot according to Simon Susman, the non-executive chairman of Woolworths.

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