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Women leaders want more representation in Davos

Of the 2 500 movers and shakers who have descended on the picture-postcard Swiss ski resort, for the World Economic Forum, a mere 17% are women.

IMF’s Lagarde says conflict ‘enemy No 1’ of Africa growth

IMF chief Christine Lagarde said armed conflicts pose the principal threat to Africa's future development.

Economic week ahead: More uncertainty

Inflation data and a rates decision in SA, the US's looming fiscal cliff and ongoing trouble in the Middle East will make for a hectic week ahead.

IMF: The making of inequality

What is truly scary about the IMF's income distribution figures, is that Botswana now has a more unequal distribution of income than South Africa.

Egypt asks IMF for R4.8bn loan

Egypt's prime minister says the country has asked for $4.8-billion in aid from the International Monetary Fund to help boost its economy.

Economist accuses IMF leadership of being ‘tainted’

A veteran economist at the IMF has accused the global lender of suppressing information on difficulties in dealing with the global financial meltdown.

Divided they fall as storm gets worse

One of the biggest risks for the eurozone has to be the lack of a cohesive vision in the financial institutions' various proposals.

We must lead in putting Africa first

The selection of a new president for the World Bank is an opportunity to promote the continent.

IMF says Europe could avoid recession this year

Christine Lagarde says the eurozone might avoid a recession in 2012 as there have been massive changes over the last 18 months.

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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

Pharmacists, denied frontline status, get PPE late

Pharmacists at one of the major public hospitals in Gauteng say they only received sufficient protective gear after several of their colleagues contracted Covid-19.

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Empowering his people to unleash their potential

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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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