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SA’s poser: Technology vs wages
SA’s poser: Technology vs wages
Although technology is making capital cheaper, policies such as the national minimum wage will make labour more expensive. What does this mean for...
Lobolo: Saving for the price of love
Lobolo: Saving for the price of love
The rule of thumb when investing is to separate matters of money and affairs of the heart, but there’s one big exception to that: lobolo.
Heads in the sand over Gupta listing
Heads in the sand over Gupta listing
The controversial Gupta family stands accused of inflating the share price of their mining company just before it began to trade on the JSE, but...
Stockpiles of cash 'ripe for reinvestment'
Stockpiles of cash 'ripe for reinvestment'
The cash reserves that South Africa’s largest firms are sitting on have soared in recent years, according to new research examining the investment...
OECD check-up shows SA’s not well
OECD check-up shows SA’s not well
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) this week released its 2017 economic survey on South Africa, which includes data...
Is the era of parastatal paralysis over?
Is the era of parastatal paralysis over?
The dramatic and swift overhaul of the SABC by the new board could signal that it is the first domino to fall in clearing out the rot at corrupted...
Building the case for day hospitals
Building the case for day hospitals
It is not in a leafy, tree-lined suburb or a slick urban centre.
Samsung's explosive earnings see it overtake Apple
Samsung's explosive earnings see it overtake Apple
South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics posted record-breaking earnings Thursday, putting it on course to better rival Apple's quarterly profits...
Africa is fertile ground for fintech
Africa is fertile ground for fintech
Fintech in Africa is generating some of the loudest buzz and attracting the brightest minds and most generous budgetary allocations the continent has...
Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo for $1.2-billion
Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo for $1.2-billion
US fashion brand Michael Kors on Tuesday agreed to buy British...
Costs are ‘out of control’ at Eskom
Costs are ‘out of control’ at Eskom
‘Failure is not an option.” These were the final words of Eskom interim board chair Zethembe Khoza’s opening address at the power utility’s...
Will Eskom drive us into IMF’s arms?
Will Eskom drive us into IMF’s arms?
If scandal-hit Eskom is not in as good financial health as it would like us to believe, South Africa could find itself closer to seeking an...
How to put your money into Big Tech
How to put your money into Big Tech
I spent the past week “playing in the USA” from the comfort of my laptop in Johannesburg. And no, I didn’t go on a virtual gambling spree. I...
One way to solve the land deadlock
One way to solve the land deadlock
The South African land debate is locked between what appear to be two intractable poles — expropriation without compensation versus land...

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