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New Eskom board will provide 'comfort' to markets - spokesperson
New Eskom board will provide 'comfort' to markets - spokesperson
The newly appointed Eskom board will provide the reassurance markets have been seeking around issues of corporate governance at the power utility,...
Poisonous and running out: Pakistan's water crisis
Poisonous and running out: Pakistan's water crisis
Barely 15 days old, Kinza whimpers at an Islamabad hospital where she is suffering from diarrhoea and a blood infection, a tiny victim among...
The West owes Zimbabwe a future
The West owes Zimbabwe a future
For Zimbabwe, this is a great time. Robert Mugabe's 37-year long rule has ended without adding to the blood and...
Zuma set to blast a nuclear path
Zuma set to blast a nuclear path
The department of environmental affairs has authorised Eskom to proceed with a new nuclear plant, the power utility announced on Friday last...
Lessons from Mauritius on making companies more accountable
Lessons from Mauritius on making companies more accountable
Since the turn of the century, developing countries have been adopting corporate governance codes with the promise that they will enhance accountability and growth, while delivering equitable, ethical, and sustainable business practices....
Post-colonial universities are trapped by their past
Post-colonial universities are trapped by their past
Professor Mahmood Mamdani returned to the University of Cape Town (UCT) on August 22 to deliver a lecture on Decolonising the Post-colonial...
For Net1 a big profit is a big problem
For Net1 a big profit is a big problem
If the payment of social grants had not become a fraught legal and political matter, Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) and its listed parent company...
​Commodities back from the dead
​Commodities back from the dead
For the past two-and-a-half years, calling the bottom of the commodities price cycle was taboo. Depressed prices and unusual market conditions saw...
EXCLUSIVE: World Bank stand on Zim saluted
EXCLUSIVE: World Bank stand on Zim saluted
It has been nearly two years since my brother, Zimbabwean journalist and activist Itai Dzamara, disappeared while protesting against the Zimbabwean...
The answer to two of Africa's biggest problems lies in its soil
The answer to two of Africa's biggest problems lies in its soil
Every year, thousands of young Africans join an exodus from their families’ small, often struggling farms in the countryside. Their dream —...
African and Asian leaders call for new development bank
African and Asian leaders call for new development bank
Leaders of emerging countries in Africa and Asia have pushed for the establishment of a new development bank to rival the World Bank.
South Africa's inconvenient truths
South Africa's inconvenient truths
"South Africa is achieving a sizable reduction in poverty and inequality through its fiscal tools." This was the claim by the World Bank's...

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