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An African free trade area is in our sights

Successes and failures from other initiative such as the European Union will be instructive, but much work must be done before the African Continental Trade Area becomes a reality

Covid-19: An opportunity for universities to regain public trust

The coronavirus pandemic has brought the role of universities in nurturing scientific inquiry and evidence-based policy-making to the fore

The fable of SA’s special economic zones

The country is being pushed to develop more SEZs. But is this a viable strategy, given unemployment and ‘deglobalisation’?

How the Nigerian and Kenyan media handled Cambridge Analytica

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta recently signed into law the Data Protection Bill. Passed after several years of debate and delay, the new law places...

SPONSORED: Business in 2020: How the global economy is shaping up

Investors are keeping a close eye on what’s happening in the US, UK and China

Are evidence-based decisions impossible in politics?

Human psychology and institutional incentives are powerful barriers to truth and reason, but both can be addressed

Political leadership is in a mess

Ironically enough, a potent drive for reform of the capitalist system will come from the private sector

Brexit will boost South African cricket — du Plessis

Any tougher immigration controls after the British withdrawal from the European Union will mean fewer South African players in the County Championship

A tangled web: UK judge’s spider brooch trends online

Judge Brenda Hale delivered the court’s damning verdict against Prime Minister Boris Johnson with a huge glittery spider pinned to her right shoulder

What does the ruling on the suspension of British parliament mean?

The court said that the advice the PM had given to the queen, who formally issued the prorogation order, was "unlawful, void and of no effect"

Thomas Cook folds, sparking worldwide repatriation of tourists

As well as grounding its planes, Thomas Cook has been forced to shut travel agencies, leaving the group's 22,000 global employees out of a job

The law aimed at blocking no-deal Brexit

The Brexit law that received royal assent on Monday is at the centre of a constitutional stand-off with enormous implications for Britain

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Is SA ready for Bojo’s no-deal Brexit?

The trade between the two countries represents 18% of SA exports to its largest trading partner, the EU and 10% of EU imports from SA

UK visas discriminate against Africans

No continent has suffered more from Britain’s ‘hostile environment’ immigration policy

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

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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

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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

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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

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