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Hundreds of cities bid to become home to second Amazon HQ
Hundreds of cities bid to become home to second Amazon HQ
Amazon said this week it had received 238 pitches from places across North America vying to be home to its second headquarters.
Three reforms to boost SA’s economy
Three reforms to boost SA’s economy
The consensus among private economists is that South Africa’s overwhelming priority has to be job creation. This means that existing businesses...
SA’s poser: Technology vs wages
SA’s poser: Technology vs wages
Although technology is making capital cheaper, policies such as the national minimum wage will make labour more expensive. What does this mean for...
​Spekboom can fix ecosystems, create jobs and suck up CO2 – if SA gets a carbon tax
​Spekboom can fix ecosystems, create jobs and suck up CO2 – if SA gets a carbon tax
Spekboom was meant to be the ultimate symbol of sustainable development, a plant...
Public works programme leaves workers vulnerable
Public works programme leaves workers vulnerable
The Expanded Public Works Programme has created more than a million jobs but because these are temporary, workers complain they are left barely...
State ignores proposal to climate-proof SA and create jobs
State ignores proposal to climate-proof SA and create jobs
It was a panicked buy. Brian Ashley, a soft-spoken Capetonian unaccustomed to rash card swipes, took the closest R1 000 camera he could find...
Lower unemployment rate masks worrisome work prospects
Lower unemployment rate masks worrisome work prospects
Although the latest Quarterly Labour Force Survey by Stats SA shows the unemployment rate in South Africa decreased from 26.4% in the first quarter...
Housing and jobs go hand in hand
Housing and jobs go hand in hand
South Africa's economy has a hole where a million jobs should be. Almost every other economy has relied on housing construction to absorb low-skilled workers....
Electricity crisis sparks shift to low-energy sectors
Electricity crisis sparks shift to low-energy sectors
The electricity constraints are expected to hit the manufacturing and mining sectors hard, and the government is turning its focus to less energy...
Bushmen cure-all offers locals a sustainable income
Bushmen cure-all offers locals a sustainable income
Oom Jap, a Nourivier resident and traditional healer, and I stand in the shadow of one of the new buildings at the Council for Scientific and...
Siblings coin it from EFF berets and overalls
Siblings coin it from EFF berets and overalls
When Manthemba Teffo (23) and her brother Tiisetso (27) started an embroidery and printing business in 2007, they never imagined they would achieve...
What's eating Father Christmas?
What's eating Father Christmas?
"It's almost as if kids are getting worse. In the 1990s they would sit on my lap and ask for modest gifts and toys they could really play with. Now...

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