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What would an Olympics cancellation cost Japan?

Japan has a diversified economy not heavily reliant on tourism. But with domestic spending already weak, the hit from a cancellation could ripple through and further depress local purchasing.

African free trade is vital for growth

Negotiators are scrambling to meet the July 1 deadline for the world’s second-biggest trading agreement, which could boost continental trade

GDP is stuck in the doldrums

The latest economic figures and the effect of the coronavirus on the global economy are bad news for South Africa’s already tepid domestic growth outlook

Climate change — the only-catastrophically-bad good news

As dark as things are, with Eskom sputtering and another recession in full swing, this country is packed with ingenuity and hope.

Tourism must be leveraged to grow South Africa’s economy

The tourism sector adds unique value to the economy and overall development of the country and this should be further built upon

South Africa’s economy plunges into a recession

The country’s economy grew by only 0.2% in 2019, after it experienced contractions in both the third and fourth quarter

Budget 2020 — Tito squares up to unions with wage cuts

Finance minister warns “we cannot have all things we want at the same time” and tables cuts in things like the public wage bill in a R1.84 trillion budget

Ratings agencies might give SA a ‘klap’ — Mboweni

Finance minister warns that government’s increased debt could mean ratings agencies downgrade the country’s credit worthiness to junk

LIVESTREAM: Mboweni delivers budget speech

Watch: The finance minister delivers the budget less than two weeks after the president's state of the nation address

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High Court strikes down ‘paternalistic’ lockdown regulations

The order of unconstitutionality has been suspended for two weeks

Early-morning exercise: Jo’burg’s three golden hours

Under level four of the Covid-19 lockdown, the hours from 6am to 9am became the time when inner-city residents could use local parks to escape the nightmare around them

Pharmacists, denied frontline status, get PPE late

Pharmacists at one of the major public hospitals in Gauteng say they only received sufficient protective gear after several of their colleagues contracted Covid-19.

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Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

What is an AGA(SA) and AT(SA) and why do they matter?

If your company has these qualified professionals it will help improve efficiencies and accelerate progress by assisting your organisation to perform better

Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

Itec Direct technology provides instant temperature screening of staff returniing to the workplace with no human contact

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

Our lives are constantly in flux, so it makes sense that your financial planning must be reviewed frequently — preferably on an annual basis

Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before

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