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Flights of fancy from the colony

'I like a random book'

Random House and Penguin: Episode two of The Merger

Once, Stephen Johnson was managing director of Random House South Africa.

Supermerger sparks concern

"Fear of Amazon" may not yet be a phrase in the dictionary, but it is the sentiment that underlies the merger between Random House and Penguin.

Publishing as usual — for now

M&G books editor Darryl Accone looks at the implications of the merger of two of the biggest names in publishing.

Random House and Penguin merging to take on Amazon

Britain's Pearson and Germany's Bertelsmann are to merge their publishing units, Penguin and Random House, to recover ground lost to Amazon and Apple.

Sales of ebooks jump in January past hardcovers

The ebook boom has reached new heights, but not high enough to boost book sales in the United States overall.

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Transport Month

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Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

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