An economist ponders the top question concerning those who control international capital flows.
The economic policy pendulum seems to be swinging away from laissez-faire to regulation.
Latest bombshells show the president in an increasingly vulnerable light.
A lack of common vision for the mining industry has created challenges and talks about nationalisation have been detrimental to the economy, says Enoch Godongwana.
Mining firms need to make tough decisions which impact labour relations. Chamber of Mines vice president Andile Sangqu shares on the importance of building trust.
Mining companies can build a solid business, however, investors are most perturbed by corruption, says Steve Phiri, CEO of Royal Bafokeng Platinum.
There will be no mining industry in the future unless environmental depletion corruption and regulatory uncertainties are dealt with, says Trevor Manuel.
Factors holding back the economy - corruption, SOE governance and lack of policy certainty - all revolve around the president, says AngloGold Ashanti chair Sipho Pityana.
Metals are struggling worldwide but certainly, gold and diamonds are what excites our global partners, says Mark Stewart of BDO South Africa.
Alec Hogg has interviewed Lonmin CEO, Ben Magara at the Mining Indaba about investor confidence, the mood on the ground and what the mining industry needs in SA.
Conducting business as usual can produce economic growth, but mining in Africa is not about growth alone as it did not bring about equity, says Graca Machel.
South Africa’s state-owned development finance institution says it is looking at investing in more coal mines to support Eskom’s coal-fired plants.
Mining businesses in Africa can not continue “as usual” in the context of nearly half of all Africans living on below US$1.25 a day, a World Bank official says.
Mining companies do not take the communities they operate in seriously, Bishop Jo Seoka has told protestors outside the Mining Indaba at the CTICC.
Some increases are almost double the CPI rate - check out yours in our table.
The ANC must choose between self-interest or national interest, says an analyst.
The ANC should swap reckless promises for reforms that will uplift SA, says an analyst.
An economist explains how Uber helps to make the world a better place for society at large.
5 tips for financial spring-cleaning that will help you lead a more productive life.
A minimum wage could cause rising youth unemployment and stunt career prospects.
Fixing the educational system and developing a modern tax system will do much to help.
Shiley Zinn overcame teen pregnancy and setbacks to achieve business success.
The days of more volume giving benefits are gone, supply discipline is key and loss-making must stop, sayd Lonmin CEO Ben Magara at the Mining Indaba.
Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi has failed to reassure Mining Indaba delegates about SA's power crisis, says a delegate who attended his speech.
Cyber attacks on a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted the availability of popular websites across the United States, according to analysts and company officials
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