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World leaders: Global recovery requires multilateral cooperation

Addressing the Covid-19 health and economic crisis requires international relations based on cooperation, the rule of law, collective action and shared principles

A new Cold War is coming. Africa should not pick sides

COMMENT: As the US and China battle for global domination, Africa must stand firm, charting its own course

The ills of financial globalisation

The influx of foreign capital into emerging markets can create a boom-bust cycle

Long live globalisation

Though belief in globalism may be dead, globalisation is alive and well

China on charm offensive at World Economic Forum

Beijing’s deficit of ‘soft power’ – foreign policy and political values – limits its rise to global power

Gordhan: Globalisation widens income gap, policy must counter inequality

The former finance minister said new forms of social safety nets are needed to reduce the socioeconomic divides in countries such as South Africa.

​Bigots like Donald Trump and Herman Mashaba fuel hatred

Immigrants, illegal of not, will continue to traverse the globe in search of a better life

​Globalisation is ticking along and it’s best not to mess with it

"Information flows (internet traffic and phone calls, mainly) have exploded but trade and capital flows are still below their prerecession peaks."

The G20 leaders could learn a thing or two from the rapidly rising marijuana movement

Burning global issues need to be tackled slowly and methodically, one joint at a time

Recalling anti-racism

Can the anti-racist struggle keep up with racism's capacity to reinvent itself again and again? Yes - we can "recall" anti-racism and adjust it.

Creole: The original language

Françoise Lionnet, an authority on languages and literature in the Indian Ocean islands, about her work on creolisation, globalisation and culture.

Managing expatriates

South African companies are still new to internationalisation.

Improving systems of innovation

Measuring innovation in developing countries has always been a challenge.

Globalisation exacerbates plight of poor, research finds

The wellbeing of many poor people has deteriorated in the past 15 years.

Balancing the forces of commerce

Too many economists have failed to factor in the ethical issues at stake in international trade, such as slave labour and harsh working conditions.

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Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

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