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Colonialism divided ‘one Africa’

There are compelling historical and cultural reasons that justify the formation of a Southern African Economic Union.

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Bloomberg

Brazil’s Rousseff must cultivate a global presence

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s administration must contend with a rapidly increasing budget gap.

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Independent Media

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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Putin not the person to offer an alternative to US dominance
October 29 2014 at 05:21

I experienced conflicting emotions as I read Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent declaration of a new Cold War in a speech to the Valdai Club of Russia experts.

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Europe must finish work on successful economic integration
October 28 2014 at 05:26

Similar to efforts in the US five years ago, the rigorous stress testing of banks in Europe is key to building a floor under the region’s economy and providing the basis for a more durable recovery.

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Conquering difficulties to become an entrepreneur
October 28 2014 at 04:44

This is an open letter to Lindiwe Zulu, Honourable Minister of the Department of Small Business Development: the things frustrating entrepreneurship growth in South Africa.

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Regulation and red tape are stifling economy
October 27 2014 at 05:25

The reaction to the mini-Budget by Irvin Jim, as leader of one of this country’s most powerful unions, is totally predictable.

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Nene’s balanced budget to upset unions
October 27 2014 at 05:21

Ahead of last week’s mid-term update on government finances, Cosatu spokesman Patrick Craven had already rejected any attempt to keep the country’s borrowing under control.

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Let us all harness our resources and make SA great
October 27 2014 at 05:04

I would like to be the President of the Republic of South-Africa, and assume office next year, 2015, and this is why: Beautiful, exquisite and courageous – that is exactly how I would describe a great many South Afri... Read Story
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New leaders in India, Indonesia
October 26 2014 at 19:56

For India and Indonesia, the largest and third-largest democracies, 2014 is a watershed.

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Reinvention is in IBM’s mainframe
October 26 2014 at 19:50

More than anything else, with the possible exception of supercomputers that can win game shows and chess matches, IBM is famous for reinventing itself.

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Will more of the same result in transformation?
October 24 2014 at 04:41

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s Medium-term Budget Policy Statement once more confirms the most obvious fact: the ANC government long buried the Freedom Charter and is happy to use the language of the failed Growth,... Read Story
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Companies should take big role in doing good
October 24 2014 at 04:33

“Any system in the world where too many people feel they are not participating or are excluded will ultimately reject itself.”

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