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Growing South Africa's economy will be a 'political decision'
Growing South Africa's economy will be a 'political decision'
"There is lots of room for the economy to do better," Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Monday, "But what will get us there is...
Eurozone needs 'mother of firewalls' to halt crisis
Eurozone needs 'mother of firewalls' to halt crisis
The debt-wracked eurozone needs to build "the mother of all firewalls" to prevent the crisis spreading throughout the bloc, the head of the...
African growth set to slow to 3.7%
African growth set to slow to 3.7%
Growth in African countries will to slow to 3.7% this year owing to upheavals in northern Africa and increased food and fuel prices, the latest...
Policymakers try to temper 'green shoots' talk
Policymakers try to temper 'green shoots' talk
Top policymakers are striving to temper optimism the global economy has turned a corner, which has propelled world stocks on a six-week climb.
Rapid growth in higher education
Rapid growth in higher education
According to the latest annual report from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the higher-education sector has...
UN chief: Where is Africa's promised aid?
UN chief: Where is Africa's promised aid?
United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon, speaking at a summit meeting on Africa's development in New York on Monday, appealed to rich countries to honour...
Busa says OECD report on SA 'realistic'
Busa says OECD report on SA 'realistic'
Business Unity SA (Busa) has welcomed the overall thrust of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) economic assessment...
OECD report frankly assesses SA's problems
OECD report frankly assesses SA's problems
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) secretary general, Angel Gurria, said on Tuesday that in the coming years the...
SA unemployment a challenge for economy
SA unemployment a challenge for economy
South Africa's economic growth rate still trails that of most dynamic emerging economies, with unemployment a key challenge to the country's...
ADB: Africa's economy to grow by 6% in 2008
ADB: Africa's economy to grow by 6% in 2008
Africa's economy will grow by 6% this year and next, an acceleration from 2007, owing to high oil prices and demand for commodities, research from...
Japan pledges to double aid to Africa
Japan pledges to double aid to Africa
Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda pledged on Wednesday to double Tokyo's aid to Africa by 2012 to spur growth and attract private investment --...
Report shows white-collar crime impacts on rights
Report shows white-collar crime impacts on rights
Although the violent nature of crime in South Africa is often highlighted, white-collar crimes are rampant and impact negatively on citizens'...

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