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Insider trading ruling tests prosecutors

A court ruling that sharply curtailed the ability of prosecutors to pursue insider trading cases is testing regulators' abilities across the United States.

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No BEE delivery until business crosses Rubicon

We refer to your article “SA is open for business – Zuma” (Business Report, January 22). In the article where President Jacob Zuma extends an ... Read Story

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Obama, immigration and the Silicon Valley workforce

The US technology industry might finally get the immigration reform that it wants.

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Not all of government is working badly, but…
December 11 2014 at 04:35

Eskom’s rolling power cuts are an aggressively visual example of many failures in government institutions.

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So what is a job and how do we create more of them?
December 10 2014 at 04:33

The need to create jobs in South Africa is accepted as our most urgent priority.

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Pressure on Draghi to build ECB unity
December 9 2014 at 04:47

Mario Draghi has seven weeks to build consensus among policymakers on a stimulus package following a fractious end to 2014.

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Pilot of court-based mediation under way
December 9 2014 at 04:43

On December 1, a pilot project came into effect where designated magistrate’s courts in Gauteng and the North West have introduced court-based mediation.

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Outages may result in a number of lawsuits
December 9 2014 at 04:39

The recent bout of nationwide power outages has again highlighted the need to reconsider South Africa’s electricity supply and, at the same time, seek a viable solution for the industries which suffer as a result of ... Read Story
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Series of revelations about Eskom are an embarrassment
December 8 2014 at 04:58

At the risk of incurring reader fatigue, we must be allowed another shot at shaming Eskom management into the proper alleviation of the dire situation in which they’ve placed the country.

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It’s about time trade unions tried a new approach
December 8 2014 at 04:57

Instead of your continual strike action with unrealistic and unsustainable demands on commerce/industry and the mining sector, for higher wages which ultimately lead to cut­backs in labour, thus escalating unemploymen... Read Story
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The racket of selling salt water as chicken continues…
December 8 2014 at 04:43

Albert Venter has attracted intense media scrutiny and public outcry over his now-defunct “Drive a new car for R699” scam.

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Aiming for the highest common denominator
December 8 2014 at 04:42

At the heart of the evergreen faking or debating of business degrees is one simple truth: everyone in a position of management should constantly be furthering their skills, knowledge and education so that we can achieve th... Read Story
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Missed opportunity for sustained growth
December 7 2014 at 10:23

South Africa is paying a heavy price for failing to give the NGP a chance, says Andile Ntingi.

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