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King Coal defies his energy plan
King Coal defies his energy plan
Mineral resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe is required to lead the shift from old energy sources to new ones, from coal to renewables, to...
Unemployment fuels unrest in Arab states: IMF
Unemployment fuels unrest in Arab states: IMF
Unemployment and sluggish economic growth are fuelling social tension and popular protests in several Arab countries, the International Monetary...
Will Moody’s downgrade Mboweni?
Will Moody’s downgrade Mboweni?
It is sometimes seen as the mini- or medium-term budget — just an update of where we are — but so constrained are the government’s...
People in Ecuador have woken up to a fragmented and polarised society
People in Ecuador have woken up to a fragmented and polarised society
The recent protests in Ecuador brought the capital of Quito to a standstill, forced President Lenín Moreno to relocate the seat of government, and...
IMF warns global outlook is bad
IMF warns global outlook is bad
The world economy is slowing to its weakest pace since the global financial crisis, as the United States-China trade war and other factors like...
The ills of financial globalisation
The ills of financial globalisation
After holding off for decades, China has finally embraced financial globalisation, announcing recently that it would eliminate capital controls to...
Fake FDI tops global growth
Fake FDI tops global growth
Pope Francis this week exhorted the political leaders of Mauritius, known as a tax haven and enclave for shell companies, to promote policies that...
Ebola in the Congo: How a forgotten conflict became a danger to world health
Ebola in the Congo: How a forgotten conflict became a danger to world health
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recognised the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s ebola epidemic as a “public health emergency of international concern”....
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The treasury has mooted selling the utility’s coal-fired stations, but this doesn’t mean privatisation
IMF bailout not wise – or needed
IMF bailout not wise – or needed
There is no debating that South Africa’s fiscal finances are in a dire state.
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The governing party got a piece of the pie in the controversial payments, according to the campaign’s leaked bank statements

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