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Finnish and klaar with the euro

Euroscepticism stalks Finland, the only country in the monetary union that has a stable rating.

Eurozone’s stalled growth raises fears

The eurozone economy slipped closer to stagnation this month as the region's manufacturing sector contracted for the first time since September 2009.

News Corp, BSkyB shares fall after phone-hack row

Rupert Murdoch's bid to take full control of BSkyB is under fresh scrutiny after <i>News of the World</i>'s phone hacking revelations.

Greece’s Lehman moment

As the cost of default insurance soars, the IMF has warned dithering eurozone policymakers to move quickly to contain the danger of contagion.

How the Greek tragedy unfolded

Greece is on the verge of a potentially catastrophic debt default that could rupture the eurozone just 10 years after it joined the single currency.

Cocoa exports banned

Chocolate consumers in Europe have been warned that major cocoa companies are effectively providing Gbagbo of Côte d'Ivoire with money to buy weapons.

Contagion fears grip eurozone

Credit rating of Greece, Portugal and Spain downgraded as economists predict rescue plan could cost up to €150-billion.

A public-private approach to healthcare

Graeme Wearden explores an example of how a developing country can address service delivery in the health sector.

China’s growth slows down

Less demand for exports is hurting GDP growth, Graeme Wearden and David Stanway report.

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Constitutional Court ruling on restructuring dispute is good for employers

A judgment from the apex court empowers employers to change their workers’ contracts — without consultation

KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

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

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