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An unprecedented crisis: The economic ramifications of Covid-19

The ways in which we respond to the coronavirus pandemic will determine the world that greets us when we emerge from lockdown

Bright signs emerge amid global turmoil

While populist governments around the world have continued to run up public debts to pay for handouts to their supporters, others are pushing back

Companies cautious about risks

The slowdown in the global economy and effect of cheaply manufactured goods on the local manufacturing sector will continue to affect production.

Obama, Merkel agree on need to spur growth

US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have agreed on the need for "concerted action" to spur global growth.

Sitting on a mountain of cash

Businesses' aversion to spending in the 'real economy' has many causes, experts say.

A country on the make

A golden decade is predicted in Germany, which has made a remarkable comeback.

Obama signs historic Wall Street overhaul into law

President Barack Obama signed into law on Wednesday the most comprehensive financial regulatory overhaul since the Great Depression.

WTO says Doha conclusion key to global recovery

The conclusion of the stalled Doha Round of free trade talks is crucial to the recovery from the global financial crisis, WTO chief Pascal Lamy said.

IMF: ‘Africa is back’ from global crisis

Africa is recovering from the global economic crisis and could see growth of 4,5% in 2010, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday.

Women drive growth — but still paid less

The largest growing economic force in the world isn't China or India -- it's women. But that stubborn glass ceiling is still intact.

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Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use

Military health officials are puzzled by the defence department importing a drug that has not been approved for treating coronavirus symptoms from Cuba

Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

Forced onto the backfoot by poor ping and overseas servers, African gamers are getting creative in an attempt to play one of the biggest competitive games. In the second instalment of our gaming corner, we chat to some of the innovators

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Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

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

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

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

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

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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