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An app in time saves nine

Useful tools aplenty available online

The tough are still in the air

Tony Tyler said airlines were delivering profits in difficult economic times.

Don’t drink and fly

Make it your business not to drink and fly: it is illegal to be intoxicated while on an aircraft.

Take me to your loungers

Extra bits make corporate travellers happy

Tech up in the air

Aircraft cabins used to be tech-free zones but no longer

Infrastructure due for overhaul

With the fortunes of a nation resting on its back, local transport infrastructure needs a serious cash injection and a major overhaul

Russian oil’s high roller keeps low profile

The man behind the $28-billion TNK-BP deal is one of the most powerful figures of the Putin era

Government soft-soaps tepid Chinese growth

Analysts believe the official line on the economy is too optimistic

Brazilian soap opera beats politics

The last episode of Avenida Brasil was a melodrama

Britain and India talk business

Ten years after massacre, influential Indian politician meets with British high commissioner

Bank on emerging-market resilience

Wise policies are likely to ease the impact of a slowdown in economic growth

Four big Brics and a little one

How important is South Africa's membership of the Brics trade club?

Getting to grips with your scheme’s lingo

Co-payment This is the portion of any medical expense for which you are liable. The amount varies from one scheme to the next and between options.

Making healthy medical aid choices

South Africa's healthcare landscape is divided between a public and private- sector.


Number of employees 20666 (full time in SA only).

Unpacking the draft rules of empowerment

Changes to the BEE codes will affect all small businesses

What is Walmart’s R200m worth?

Local companies may be in for lucrative opportunities to supply the multinational retailer

British American Tobacco SA

Number of employees 2 132.