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To fight Covid-19, we must fight intellectual property, trade and investment rules

These restrictions must be overturned or ignored because they are limiting the production and importing of essential medical equipment such as ventilators

Electric vehicles rescue GM plant

The Michigan assembly line faced closure as part of General Motors restructuring scheme, which would have cost jobs

Figureheads won’t help women

It takes political mobilisation, education, laws and economic opportunities

Zuma banned from addressing Cosatu gatherings

The president can’t address the ANC alliance partner because his leadership can’t be trusted or supported, says the labour federation.

China reforms poise to reshape landscape

Chinese economic reforms, including allowing only-child parents to have more than one child, are poised to inject growth into much of the economy.

Naamsa: Strike in auto sector could affect investment

South Africa’s automotive industry will see less investment in manufacturing if labour disputes continue, according to the carmakers’ association.

US General Motors settles apartheid reparations claim

A US court has ratified a settlement between 25 South Africans who suffered at the hands of the apartheid security police.

Buyers baulk at cost of ‘green’ cars

A lot still needs to happen in the alternative fuels vehicle market before sales figures start to rise.

GM profit falls, shares tumble on weak outlook

General Motors has posted a 15% fall in profit for the third quarter after a loss in Europe and investors that closed the door to improvement.

Toyota loses its top spot

Based on sales figures for the year to date, the Japanese car manufacturer is no longer king.

Is your divorce a corporate risk?

When your high-profile divorce hits the media, it may hurt your company. Here's why.

Opel expects a loss of 1,4-billion this year

Opel has reported that it suspects it will run at a loss of around 1,4-billion euros for 2010 and said that it hopes to make a profit in 2012.

GM shares lose momentum in post-IPO return

General Motors made a triumphant return to Wall Street but its shares lost momentum after an early bounce.

GM recalling 1,3m vehicles over steering problems

General Motors is recalling 1,3-million compact cars in North America to address a power steering problem that has been linked to 14 crashes.

Toyota’s US sales reel from crisis as GM, Ford surge

Toyota sales dropped 16% in January as the carmaker reeled from a massive recall and rivals Ford and General Motors surged past it in the US market.

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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

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