• Corrupt councillors

    We need to expose defaulters and take back our municipalities now, says Mandi Smallhorne.

  • Davos 2017 fail

    The WEF has provided little in the way of responsive and responsible leadership, says Terry Bell.

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    No South African, with or without a job, should be condemned to poverty, says Patrick Craven.

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Oil producers say output cut on track

Jan 22 2017 17:25

Oil producers say that their landmark December deal to slash output by almost two million barrels per day is on track, as they meet to review progress.


How China plans to clamp down on foreign technology

Jan 22 2017 16:30

China's largest chip maker has announced it will invest $30bn to build a new semiconductor factory, as the country seeks to reduce its dependence on foreign technology.


Bank of Cyprus lists in London

Jan 22 2017 14:31

Bank of Cyprus says its listing on the London Stock Exchange shows it has successfully recovered from 2013's financial crisis, weeks after repaying a €11.4bn bailout.


Netherlands hits bumper agriculture exports in 2016

Jan 22 2017 14:01

Dutch agricultural exports set a new record in 2016 at almost $100bn, ensuring the tiny country remains the world's number two exporter of such goods after the United States.


Nigeria's aviation sector hits turbulence

Jan 22 2017 13:31

Nigeria may consider itself a regional aviation hub but years of mismanagement and now recession have blighted domestic airline operations.


Russia cuts oil output

Jan 22 2017 12:38

Russia has cut its oil production by some 100 000 barrels a day, says Energy Minister Alexander Novak ahead of a key meeting in Vienna.


Trump signals big shift on energy, climate policies

Jan 22 2017 15:57

US President Donald Trump has signaled a sharp break on energy and the environment policy, announcing plans to undo climate policies and promote domestic energy development as part of his "America First" agenda.


UK retail-sales slump hints at cracks in Brexit boom

Jan 20 2017 13:16

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer has told a Davos gathering that an inflation pickup will put a damper on consumers this year. The first signs may already be appearing.


German jobless mystery explained

Jan 18 2017 09:31

Europe’s largest economy is defying concerns that the mass arrival of people from war-torn countries, including Syria and Iraq, would lift joblessness and hurt growth.

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Moody’s slammed with massive $864m penalty

Jan 16 2017 20:20

Moody’s has agreed to pay almost $864m to resolve a multiyear US investigation relating to the company inflating ratings on mortgage securities.

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'Heroes of the economy' missing from Davos

Jan 16 2017 16:15

Small businesses have been left in the cold as politicians and big business gather in Davos for the World Economic Forum, according to Sage CEO Stephen Kelly.

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