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South Africa fails to tap into immigration pot of gold
South Africa fails to tap into immigration pot of gold
Recent news reports indicate an ever-weakening South African economy, shocking unemployment levels and a worrying skills exodus. The taxpayer base...
Strangers are blamed for our burdens
Strangers are blamed for our burdens
In times of economic crisis, the flourishing of fear and ignorance always seems to coincide with the death of common sense and compassion. As...
Venezuela's former spy chief says Maduro could yet fall
Venezuela's former spy chief says Maduro could yet fall
Venezuela's former intelligence chief, Cristopher Figuera, who fled the country after backing a failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro in...
Economic crisis cuts swathe through Venezuela society
Economic crisis cuts swathe through Venezuela society
On an avenue in Maracaibo, the once-thriving heart of Venezuela's oil industry, the buses no longer run. Instead, people squeeze onto a dinky...
Long queues tell Zimbabwe's story of economic crisis and failing healthcare
Long queues tell Zimbabwe's story of economic crisis and failing healthcare
Arnold Gambe (76) is near the back of the snaking queue in Harare. He has stood here every day for the past week to get his government pension...
Mugabe woos Japanese investors during state visit
Mugabe woos Japanese investors during state visit
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Monday promised that Japanese investors in Zimbabwe would be treated in a "robust and effective manner",...
Economic crisis: ANC considers privatising Eskom
Economic crisis: ANC considers privatising Eskom
The head of ANC economic transformation believes freezing posts in the public service and privatising Eskom would go a long way toward restoring...
Ebola wreaks economic havoc as it tears through Africa
Ebola wreaks economic havoc as it tears through Africa
At a time when sub-Saharan Africa is one of few regions that continue to experience robust economic growth, the Ebola outbreak is taking a toll on...
Africa's poor still not riding the wave
Africa's poor still not riding the wave
Sub-Saharan Africa is set to grow by 5.6% this year, according to latest figures from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), with 18...
Economic week ahead: Hail to the chief
Economic week ahead: Hail to the chief
With little on Monday's economic calendar, investors might be tempted to spend some time watching US President Barack Obama's second...
Iran's economy takes a battering
Iran's economy takes a battering
Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has survived many crises during his seven years in office. But fears over the country's crumbling...
Marcus sounds warning on SA economy
Marcus sounds warning on SA economy
Speaking to economics students in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape, Marcus also warned that the country faced a loss of confidence, underlined by a...

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