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Jack Ma v. Bill Gates: Does Africa need another benevolent billionaire?

The latest member of the benevolent billionaires club could learn from what his peers have done right — and wrong

United must make Champions League to boost coffers

The club's revenue for the three months to December 31 fell nearly 20% because of a £39-million drop in broadcasting income

Clerics, credit, jingoism: Saudi Aramco casts IPO net

The world's most profitable company is seeking to raise around $25-billion from its much-delayed IPO

Shanghai leads battle against China’s rising mountain of trash

On July 1, Shanghai launched China's most ambitious garbage separation and recycling programme ever

Jumia, Africa’s e-unicorn?

The company may have more than four million customers, but it has not yet made a profit

‘Xi cult’ app is China’s red hot hit

A propaganda app that puts China's powerful President Xi Jinping in anyone's pockets has become a hit in the country

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces plans to retire at 54

Alibaba's co-founder and chairman Jack Ma plans to retire from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday to devote his time to philanthropy

Chinese company joins race to steer self-driving cars

​China’s e-commerce giant, Alibaba, is steering resources towards driverless car technology

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The backlogs, denials and future of testing Covid-19

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High court strikes down ‘paternalistic’ lockdown regulations

The order of unconstitutionality has been suspended for two weeks

Early-morning exercise: Jo’burg’s three golden hours

Under level four of the Covid-19 lockdown, the hours from 6am to 9am became the time when inner-city residents could use local parks to escape the nightmare around them

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Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

What is an AGA(SA) and AT(SA) and why do they matter?

If your company has these qualified professionals it will help improve efficiencies and accelerate progress by assisting your organisation to perform better

Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

Itec Direct technology provides instant temperature screening of staff returniing to the workplace with no human contact

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

Our lives are constantly in flux, so it makes sense that your financial planning must be reviewed frequently — preferably on an annual basis

Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before

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