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Can the colonel save an ailing brand?

Is Kentucky Fried Chicken’s new ad campaign a first sign of revival or a last act of desperation?

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In North Korea, women make the money

Women earn more than 70 percent of household income in North Korea, reports Ju-min Park.

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Premier has done his bit on e-tolls, now it’s our turn

What do you think is the key attribute a leader should possess? There is no one easy answer.

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China must let market forces take the reins
April 24 2015 at 05:02

This week, Kaisa Group, a former poster child of China’s booming real estate market, made history by becoming the first Chinese developer to renege on dollar loans.

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EU official starts job picking fights with Google and Putin
April 24 2015 at 04:38

Few people tilt at giants such as Google and Gazprom. Then there’s Margrethe Vestager. She’s taking a swing at both of those behemoths – at the same time.

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Violence will not scare migrants from SA
April 24 2015 at 04:36

Angry mobs that have burnt foreigners alive and ransacked their businesses aren’t enough to deter the tide of immigrants flocking to South Africa.

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The hi-tech sharks who cost us dearly
April 24 2015 at 04:13

There are virtually no barriers to maverick individual traders setting up shop in their back rooms, writes Alex Brummer.

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The true scale of Tesco’s disaster
April 24 2015 at 04:13

The dramatic effect of years of mismanagement at Tesco was laid bare this week, writes Simon Neville.

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Petrobras scandal buries Brazilian oil prosperity plan at sea
April 23 2015 at 04:55

Buried off the coast of Brazil, beneath miles of seawater, rock and salt, lie vast oil reserves – at least 50 billion barrels – that were supposed to yield untold riches for this nation.

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The impact of xenophobia to SA the brand
April 23 2015 at 04:38

The Twitterati and WhatsApp enthusiasts have been hard at work disseminating memes about our country’s embarrassing xenophobic savagery.

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Foreign nationals breathe life into our economy
April 22 2015 at 05:01

Dan Roodt’s deception is precisely shared by the general wealth and privilege white South Africa still enjoys 21 years into democracy.

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Research supporting growth declines
April 22 2015 at 04:27

Research and development (R&D) in Africa has suffered a dismal reputation and while sub-Saharan Africa holds 12 percent of the world’s population, in 2003 it only produced 0.44 percent of the world’s resear... Read Story
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Can Molefe clean Eskom’s Augean stables?
April 21 2015 at 04:33

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown is reported to be “poised” to appoint an independent company to “dive deep” into the financial and operational affairs of Eskom.

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