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Net1 faces possible third probe over social grants

It never rains but pours for Net1 UEPS Technologies, which stands to attract another investigation into the manner in which a subsidiary of the company obtained... Read Story

Public-private projects offer a sustainable future for SA

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Wanted: a visionary SA leader to save mining
March 31 2014 at 04:46

When a problem arises, a gut reaction is to ask: who is responsible? But it is unproductive to focus only on apportioning blame.

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Transnet provides more than ‘frills’ to local industry
March 31 2014 at 04:41

Your article, headlined “SA will make locomotive ‘frills’”, (Business Report, March 24) trivialises the massive localisation benefits of the R50 billion locomotive procurement programme Transnet ann... Read Story
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Famous Brands nurtures family firms
March 31 2014 at 04:35

With reference to the article inaccurately headlined “Famous Brands endangers family-run business” published in Business Report’s Business Watch on March 26, I would like to draw your attention to a numb... Read Story
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Ukrainian crisis - key to world’s future
March 30 2014 at 15:12

So we have a new global reality: The Crimean peninsula belongs to Russia again.

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Strained relations between Icasa and cell giants
March 28 2014 at 09:00

Any doubts about the condition of the relationship between the communications industry regulator and industry heavyweights Vodacom and MTN that have arisen because the operators have waged a fierce court battle against it,... Read Story
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Main challenges of organising vulnerable workers
March 28 2014 at 08:52

All workers are vulnerable. Workers are vulnerable to dismissal, to bad health and safety conditions, and to pay that does not meet their needs. That is why all workers need trade unions. But some workers are more vulnerab... Read Story
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Domestic indicators are not the full picture
March 27 2014 at 04:38

We will find out at 3pm today whether the repo rate and the prime rate will go up, go down or stay the same. Most agree that they won’t change.

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Laundry giants get down and dirty over advert
March 27 2014 at 04:34

Giant laundry care producers, Unilever and Procter & Gamble are not only competing over shelf space but also television advertisements.

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SA’s cellular operators fighting the wrong war
March 26 2014 at 04:20

Let’s take a step back. For much more than a decade South Africa’s cellphone users paid high termination rates by world standards, while a succession of communications ministers and the Independent Communicati... Read Story
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Famous Brands endangers family-run business
March 26 2014 at 04:20

Famous Brands has clipped the wings of a number of family businesses. The latest one being the Durban super brainchild of self-serve frozen yoghurt outlet, Wakaberry, started by husband and wife Ken and Michele Fourie.

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