SA’s new energy plan is imminent. What to look out for

2018-08-20 12:17

South Africa's new energy plan is set to be announced.

Will sugar and chicken define an election?

2018-08-19 11:21

If the decision by Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies to raise the import duty on sugar was intended to placate all levels of the industry, it failed dismally.

Life vs profit: One mine death is a death too many

2018-08-19 09:13

The mining industry should spend money on health and safety and not on lawyers who threaten workers for speaking out, writes Livhuwani Mammburu.

If the yield curve is not an indicator of impending doom, why is everybody talking about the yield curve so much?

2018-08-07 14:08

Although some smart famous people think the yield curve is broken, there are some equally smart not-so-famous people who are watching it very carefully.

Trade war or capitalist crisis, again?

2018-07-22 11:41

The private ownership of the means of production has become a massive barrier to economic development, writes Chris Maxon.

South Africa at nexus of multilateral discussions

2018-07-22 06:05

This year South Africa is at the nexus of a number of important global discussions and in its best position yet to champion the case for Africa, as well as its own domestic growth agenda.

How KPMG and McKinsey tanked their reputations in a year

2018-07-16 06:00

PR experts believe that, whatever the extent of a brand's crisis, you can recover if you handle it correctly. Both KPMG and McKinsey failed - something social media capitalised on, writes Tonya Khoury.

Jobs: What we must learn from the Western Cape

2018-07-01 06:02

National government must drop the rhetoric and follow in the province’s footsteps to reverse the soaring level of unemployment, writes Mmusi Maimane.

World of work gets a collective vision

2018-06-24 06:26

Some small steps were taken in Cape Town last week that may provide signposts and perhaps encourage some pressure towards a better world of work.

Sony is shutting itself off to Xbox and Nintendo gamers — and it could totally blow PlayStation’s lead in the console wars

2018-06-17 11:00

The PlayStation 4 may be the market leader in terms of game consoles sold this generation, but Sony's stance on cross-play between the PS4 and rival consoles, like the Nintendo Switch and Xbox One, is backward and downright cynical.


SA private health care market plagued by market concentration

2018-08-20 06:13

The preliminary findings of the inquiry into the private health care sector shows worrying trends and key among the revelations are high concentration levels in the market.

Life vs profit: Zero harm in mining needs shoulder-to-shoulder collaboration

2018-08-19 09:46

We are working tirelessly towards improving our safe production results and to achieving zero harm for as long as possible, writes Neal Froneman.

There is no quick fix for what ails us

2018-08-19 06:03

The false prophets who sell superstition and dicey hopes for a profit are another oppressive force, write Muzi Kuzwayo.

Why SA needs to discipline the private healthcare industry

2018-07-27 10:42

Debates around South Africa's health market inquiry must remember that not all proposals for regulating private economic activity are an attack on the market, says Steven Friedman.

The numbers will tell the truth

2018-07-22 08:57

By the end of today there may be a fairly clear indication of how much popular power Cosatu may have lost in recent years, writes Terry Bell.

Ramaphosa invokes his inner Mandela – for political ends

2018-07-18 14:58

Mandela is once again a political asset for those with the credibility to hold onto his coat-tails. Jacob Zuma could not invoke Mandela - but Ramaphosa can, says Daniel Silke.

Taking stock halfway into my year of no shopping

2018-07-01 13:22

I soon came to dislike malls, where I only saw loud advertisements trying to entice me to buy more, writes Tehillah Niselow.

Quitting must never be an option

2018-07-01 06:02

Never give up, only smokers should. Let me make a public confession – I have always been a number one fan when it comes to schools sports.

OPINION: Trade war's coming for your hip pocket, America

2018-06-20 08:51

Washington is ignoring a 2 500-year-old lesson: Pay attention to the economics of conflict.

We must rein in our increasingly violent kids

2018-06-17 07:35

Children kicking teachers, beating parents, insulting preachers. What’s happening?

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