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Leadership focus: MMI Holdings business merger a success

MMI Holdings Limited is a large insurance-based financial services group listed on the JSE, with an embedded value of R35.1 billion and a market capitalisation ... Read Story

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Marikana survivors win a victory as charges dropped

However ponderously, the wheels of justice do eventually turn. Whether they grind you to a pulp or help your fortunes along is then a question of which side of ... Read Story

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Responsible lenders will gain from teaching borrowers

The near collapse of African Bank Investments Limited (Abil) provides credence to the maxim that extending credit comes with heavy obligations and responsibilit... Read Story

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How social, economic growth is to be bettered
July 24 2014 at 04:43

The Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) nations are starting their own development bank and there’s a strange twist in the contract; it follows the one country, one vote principle.

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Merit pool of capable black, white people vital
July 23 2014 at 08:57

Does there have to be a trade-off between transformation and capability? In my opinion, every business needs to accelerate African involvement in the economy, especially business leadership.

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Should workers be worried as Amplats sells assets?
July 23 2014 at 08:47

Following Anglo American Platinum’s (Amplats’) decision to sell its Rustenburg and Union mines as well as exit from its Pandora joint venture on Monday, the big question is: who will be the suitable buyer?

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National broadband initiatives can spur economy
July 23 2014 at 08:46

With more than 25 years’ experience in information and communications technology (ICT), I have had the privilege to work with diverse stakeholders in the public and private sectors during the research, planning and d... Read Story
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Bank’s formation ushers in a new economic agenda
July 22 2014 at 04:59

There was a lot of scurrying and even more espressos, but finally the Brics countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – were able to ink a deal, although they left it quite literally to the last... Read Story
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Africa well on its way to being an FDI hotspot
July 22 2014 at 04:55

Africa has moved from third-last to become the second-most attractive investment destination in just four years from 2011 to this year, according to EY’s Africa Attractiveness Survey for 2014.

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Brics plans allow SA to punch above its weight
July 21 2014 at 04:47

South Africa prides itself on punching above its weight in the international arena. One measure of the disparity between the country and the global players it interacts with emerged last week, with the creation of the New ... Read Story
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US debt ratio will decline when GDP growth recovers
July 21 2014 at 04:46

I disagree with the economic pessimists who believe that persistently slow growth in the US will be the norm for years to come. Yes, huge federal government deficits and debt are a major drag. It’s also true that bud... Read Story
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Let litigation funder beware
July 20 2014 at 17:30

A litigation funding agreement is an agreement that provides for a non-party to finance a legal action on behalf of a litigant in return for a share of the proceeds of the action.

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American way not good for Aussies
July 20 2014 at 17:23

The US system still trumps most, but the world might also learn from Australia.

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