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Development: We need a Brazil process, not a Lula moment

Sustained reforms and strong leadership will enable South Africa to reap economic prosperity, says Lyal White.

Economies of scale and diversity

The differing nature of regional economies means a one-size-fits-all approach cannot work, writes Lyal White.

World Cup: The symbol of a new postcolonial world order

The Fifa World Cup represents all the great virtues of globalisation.

Bring on the responsible leadership

As Venezuela enters its seventh week of a general strike, costing the country an estimated $10-billion (8% of its gross domestic product) and the biggest example of wealth destruction in Venezuelan history, one can't help recalling a similar scenario in Argentina exactly one year ago.

Big is not always best

When South African businesses look towards South America as a potential market for their products and services they prioritise the countries based on the size of their economies. The result is a disproportionate amount of time and money spent trying to break into Brazil and Argentina.

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

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