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South Africa's future may hinge on Ramaphosa's strategic skills
South Africa's future may hinge on Ramaphosa's strategic skills
South Africa’s 2018 State of the Nation address by the president of South Africa has been postponed. This unprecedented step makes it...
The case for investment in Zimbabwe’s economic rebirth
The case for investment in Zimbabwe’s economic rebirth
Legend has it that the Zambezi river god, Nyaminyami, was angered by the construction of the Kariba dam. If so, he must have been enraged by the 30...
More billionaires but wealth gap between rich and poor widens
More billionaires but wealth gap between rich and poor widens
In South Africa, it takes 4.5 days for the best-paid executive at Shoprite to earn what a temporary farm worker earns in their life, that is...
New Eskom board will provide 'comfort' to markets - spokesperson
New Eskom board will provide 'comfort' to markets - spokesperson
The newly appointed Eskom board will provide the reassurance markets have been seeking around issues of corporate governance at the power utility,...
Macron hosts 140 CEOs in pre-Davos charm offensive
Macron hosts 140 CEOs in pre-Davos charm offensive
President Emmanuel Macron's campaign for a "French Renaissance" kicks into overdrive Monday as he welcomes 140 multinational business leaders...
What is this infatuation with elites?
What is this infatuation with elites?
The international calendar is peppered with a number of meetings of the elite. The G20 summit was recently concluded and next month in Switzerland we...
[Video]Is Davos still relevant?
[Video]Is Davos still relevant?
Ministers Yunus Carrim and Rob Davies and Goldman Sachs’s Colin Coleman spoke to us from Davos on the WEF's relevance, perceptions of SA, and more.
What we learned at (and about) Davos this year
What we learned at (and about) Davos this year
As far as the serious stuff was concerned, those were the main things this reporter took away from the 2014 World Economic Forum (WEF14).
Richard Quest in Davos: The world needs a pay rise
Richard Quest in Davos: The world needs a pay rise
That's the headline from consultancy PricewaterhouseCooper's annual survey, which says that only 36% of chief executives are sure their...
State provides support for job creation, says Zuma
State provides support for job creation, says Zuma
The state is not the primary job creator in South Africa, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday.
Gates lends Global Fund a helping hand
Gates lends Global Fund a helping hand
Bill Gates rode to the rescue of a beleaguered health fund on Thursday by pledging $750-million to fight three of world's killer diseases.

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