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Nigeria among world's next economic powerhouses
Nigeria among world's next economic powerhouses
First it was the Brics. For a while the Civets were in vogue. Now the Mints are the ones to watch. Confused? Well, once you know your acronyms it...
SA economy faces severe headwinds in 2014
SA economy faces severe headwinds in 2014
Ever since the global financial crisis of 2008, the world's advanced economies, which led the way into the mess, have struggled to get back to...
Grim outlook for jobs in short term
Grim outlook for jobs in short term
The world's advanced economies will suffer a lost decade of jobs growth with more people unemployed for longer and more dropping out of the...
Being pro-growth matters
Being pro-growth matters
For the past 10 years, an invited group of academics, economists, policymakers and businesspeople have met annually in the Kalahari to contemplate...
Laubscher named Reuters Economist of the Year 2007
Laubscher named Reuters Economist of the Year 2007
Pieter Laubscher of the Bureau for Economic Research (BER) was named South Africa's Reuters Economist of the Year for 2007 on Wednesday for most...
Obama, McCain promise to tackle Wall Street reform
Obama, McCain promise to tackle Wall Street reform
White House candidates Barack Obama and John McCain promised on Monday to move quickly to reform Wall Street, with both blaming an antiquated...
IMF: World growth to slow before recovery
IMF: World growth to slow before recovery
\World economic growth is set to continue to slow in the second half of 2008 before a gradual recovery in 2009, the number two official at the...
Mboweni will leave a mixed legacy
Mboweni will leave a mixed legacy
South African Reserve Bank Governor Tito Mboweni can be proud of being part of a team that implemented sound economic policies, but he has faced...
Manuel urges closer links between education, industry
Manuel urges closer links between education, industry
Finance Minister Trevor Manuel on Friday made a call for more direct links between educational institutions and industry -- between, he said,...
BHP Billiton: Growth in emerging markets solid
BHP Billiton: Growth in emerging markets solid
Emerging-market economies have contributed more than their industrial counterparts to global growth since 2000, one of the world's largest mining...
Zimbabwe business hopes talks will stop the rot
Zimbabwe business hopes talks will stop the rot
Captains of industry are pinning their hopes on talks between Zimbabwe's political rivals as a chance to stop the rot after a survey on Wednesday...
SA consumer confidence dives to four-year low
SA consumer confidence dives to four-year low
South African consumer confidence plunged to a new four-year low in the second quarter of 2008, stung by high interest rates and soaring inflation,...

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