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Eschew King’s cardinal sins, by George

George Osborne can barely contain his glee at installing a 21st century roundhead at the Bank of England.

Economic week ahead: Central banks to set the tone

While South Africa's economic calendar may be quiet, policymakers at four major central banks are due to announce decisions this week.

SA’s vulnerability lies in the foreign exchange market

SA's exposure to the London interbank offered rate (Libor) scandal spreading globally occurs through the foreign-exchange market in particular.

King to close Cricket SA bonus inquiry

The inquiry into the Cricket South Africa bonus scandal is due to close with the testimony of former Supreme Court of Appeal judge Mervyn King.

Cricket inquiry to hear submission from King

The sports ministry has confirmed the inquiry into Cricket SA will meet again next week to hear a submission from judge Mervyn King.

How to deal with a downgrade

Some blame the occult, others the eurozone, but France gets down to brass tacks.

JSE-listed companies to produce integrated reports

With shareholder activism on the rise, companies are required to be upfront about remuneration, distribution of wealth and future cash-flow prospects.

UK gets set for long slowdown

Analysts predict the recession will be the worst we've seen for at least 30 years, writes David Teather in London.

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Small towns not ready for level 3

Officials in Beaufort West, which is on a route that links the Cape with the rest of the country, are worried relaxed lockdown regulations mean residents are now at risk of contracting Covid-19

Nurses work and care in fear of Covid

Staff at Tygerberg hospital detail how, despite their fear of the coronavirus, they continue to help in the medical response to the pandemic

Eastern Cape fails tracing and testing

With the shift to lockdown level three on Monday, details are emerging of how the previous relaxation added pressure to the already poorly performing Eastern Cape Covid-19 response

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Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

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What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

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