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Africa's lessons from the global economic crisis
Africa's lessons from the global economic crisis
The global economy remains in a severe crisis, one that in effect started in 2007. Reprieve is not near, hence its characterisation as the “great...
2008 all over again and the banks' fail-safe will be you
2008 all over again and the banks' fail-safe will be you
A look into the future: British Prime Minister David Cameron's nightmare has come true; the slowdown in the global economy has turned into a second...
Woolworths rides out the recession in style
Woolworths rides out the recession in style
As customers of many of South Africa's retailers buckle under high debt levels, Woolworths is planning to grow its financial services business but...
Our next financial crisis - due in 2015
Our next financial crisis - due in 2015
Financial crises come round every seven years on average.
Mainstream economics teaches students to cause recessions
Mainstream economics teaches students to cause recessions
Rebellions aren't meant to kick off in lecture theatres – but I saw one last Thursday night. It was small and well-read and it minded its...
Now is the time for workers to fight for socialism
Now is the time for workers to fight for socialism
The sixth presidential council of the World Federation of Trade Unions is meeting in Johannesburg from February 9 to 12 at a time when billions of...
One in three workers live in poverty
One in three workers live in poverty
The global economy will have to create 600-million jobs in the next decade to meet the "urgent challenge" of tackling the legacy of unemployment...
Eurozone's weak manufacturing output spells slide to recession
Eurozone's weak manufacturing output spells slide to recession
European leaders were on Monday confronted by the ugly prospect of a second recession in three years after figures showed that manufacturing output...
Made in Japan, but it might not be for long
Made in Japan, but it might not be for long
The "Made in Japan" brand is at a crossroads as more firms face a tough choice over whether or not to move production overseas to escape the impact...
Global slump may retard Africa's growth
Global slump may retard Africa's growth
As the economic clouds darken over Europe and the United States, there are concerns a double-dip recession in the West could cast a shadow over...
Can SA producers hope for rescue from Gordhan?
Can SA producers hope for rescue from Gordhan?
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is likely to announce new measures to support struggling manufacturers when his medium-term budget is released next...
Who will pass the sustainability test?
Who will pass the sustainability test?
Global warming, the recent financial recession and ongoing poverty have highlighted the enormous need for companies to report the social, financial...

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