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    A smokescreen of misleading rhetoric won't make SA's problems go away, says Terry Bell.

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    SA badly needs leaders like the man who turned Singapore around, says Leopold Scholtz.

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Investments

How not to fall for Ponzi scams

Mar 27 2015 13:28

Scam artists know how greed works and exploit human weakness, says an expert who unpacks the tell-tale signs to watch out for.

Economy

Tsotsi: Zuma told me to investigate Eskom rot

Mar 27 2015 12:25

President Jacob Zuma himself backed a plan to set up an inquiry to investigate “rot” at Eskom, claims chairperson Zola Tsotsi.

Economy

Eskom CEO fails to lift suspension

Mar 27 2015 11:14

Labour Court Judge Benita Witcher has struck the application of Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona to have his suspension lifted off the roll.

Economy

Zuma appoints new Sarb deputy governor

Mar 27 2015 12:31

President Jacob Zuma has appointed Kuben Naidoo as a deputy governor of the South African Reserve Bank with effect from April 1.

Tech

Vodacom increases contract prices

Mar 27 2015 10:14

The telecoms operator has announced that its contract prices are set to rise marginally.

News

Eskom says 1000 Medupi workers fired

Mar 27 2015 10:00

About 1 000 workers at the Medupi construction site have been fired for vandalising property during this week's one-day strike, says power utility Eskom.

News

Public sector pay talks head towards deadlock

Mar 27 2015 09:07

With five days to go before the current wage agreement expires, talks between the government and the public sector unions seem to be heading for stalemate.

Currencies

Rand steady, government bonds weak

Mar 27 2015 10:10

Government bonds have weakened after the Reserve Bank signalled inflationary pressures are narrowing its scope to pause hiking interest rates.

 

In other news

BoE rates likely to rise: Carney

25 minutes ago

The Bank of England expects its next move in interest rates to be an increase not a cut despite record low inflation, says Bank of England Governor Mark Carney.

Power restored after outage hits Amsterdam

55 minutes ago

Power has been restored at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport after a major outage hit the Dutch capital and surroundings.

Fed market gurus prep rate hike amid anxieties

Mar 27 2015 12:30

The New York Federal Reserve officials tasked with prying interest rates off the floor have been meeting with bankers and traders to plot how best to do it.

Brazilian central bank expects recession in 2015

Mar 27 2015 12:00

The Brazilian Central Bank says it expects the world's seventh-largest economy to contract by 0.5% in 2015.

UK lawmakers slam financial watchdog

Mar 27 2015 11:30

Britain's financial regulator has broke its own rules by failing to keep markets orderly when it mishandled the announcement of a review into life insurance policies.

European shares snap two-day slide

Mar 27 2015 10:56

European stocks have risen in early trade, halting a sharp two-day retreat as a renewed fall in the euro currency helped boost the shares of exporting companies.

UK house price growth slows again in March

Mar 27 2015 10:30

British house prices have risen in March by the smallest annual amount since September 2013, adding to signs the country's housing market is cooling.

Iraq oil minister sees $70 crude by end 2015

Mar 27 2015 10:00

Iraq's Oil Minister has predicted world oil prices could reach $70 a barrel by the end of 2015 and played down the impact of the emerging conflict in Yemen.

Analysis & Opinion

Inside Labour

Inside Labour: Realities and history we need to face

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Singapore shows the way

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Opinion

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Johannesburg has been selected to host the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in 2017. "[The congress] will ensure that small business development remains firmly on the national agenda and the radar screen of all stakeholders, the Small Business Development minister said.
 

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