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Business progress still hinges on lean teams

For many organisations, experience has taught them that even when best business practices are employed one cannot be comfortable in the front seat. Continuous o... Read Story

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Zuma dogma has repeatedly failed economy

Last week, executives from Moody’s rating agency visited South Africa. They were invited to address the portfolio committee on economic development to exp... Read Story

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SA human rights stance is selective

In October I had the opportunity to meet Yeonmi Park at the One Young World Summit. Yeonmi is from North Korea.

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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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The benefits of cleaner energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions
October 29 2014 at 05:04

South Africa’s strategy to make a contribution towards greenhouse gas emission (GHG) mitigation was adopted by the government in 2011 when the cabinet approved the Carbon Tax Policy Paper.

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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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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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