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Work on ‘taming’ monopolies wins economics Nobel

Frenchman Jean Tirole has won the economics Nobel for his work on how governments can rein in big businesses, in a field once dominated by the US.

ICC looks to reel in Saif al-Islam

The prosecutor for the International Criminal Court said he has evidence that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, now on the run, had helped hire mercenaries.

‘New era of hope’ in Côte d’Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire's internationally recognised president Alassane Ouattara called for peace after his rival was arrested on Monday.

Côte d’Ivoire’s Ouattara seeks recovery despite stand-off

Côte d'Ivoire presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara has called for an end to sanctions and sought to return the war-torn country to normal.

Ouattara forces begin Abidjan assault

Forces backing Côte d'Ivoire's Alassane Ouattara began a fresh assault to remove Laurent Gbagbo from his last stronghold in Abidjan on Monday.

Ouattara forces await Côte d’Ivoire end game

Hundreds of troops loyal to Côte d'Ivoire's Alassane Ouattara are waiting to launch what they say will be the final assault on Abidjan.

Africans see economic gains, democracy losses

Many Africans are enjoying greater access to economic opportunity but are seeing their political rights undermined, said the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.

World wakes to African hunger

In a disaster predicted months ago by aid agencies, Africa's Sahel region is lurching towards a food crisis which the world has only weeks to avert.

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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