The use of interest rates as a policy instrument is a global problem, says Edward Ingram.
Community perceptions of police corruption cause great damage, says Mandi Smallhorne.
Self-made leaders from humble homes would make a welcome change, says Mzwandile Jacks.
The IMF has cut its forecast for global economic growth, as the slowing economies in China and other emerging markets are felt worldwide.
Greece has stuck strictly to the targets enshrined in its international bailout programme in unveiling a draft budget which sees the economy shrinking in 2016.
The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries sees the oil market improving because of higher demand for crude and a drop in supply growth from non-members.
The US trade deficit has widened in August by the most in five months as imports picked up and weaker overseas growth limited sales to customers abroad.
The problem the world faces is the use of interest rates as a policy instrument, says Edward Ingram.
The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries have reached a deal on the most sweeping trade liberalisation pact in a generation.
China has the capacity to manage its economic slowdown, but needs to communicate policy more effectively and guard against potential spillovers, says the IMF.
Greece will unveil a painful draft budget meant to satisfy international creditors, projecting the economy will stay in recession before returning to growth.
UK services growth has faltered in September, highlighting the breadth of the fallout from weakness in the global economy.
Britain will vote to leave the European Union in a planned referendum if it does not secure "robust, substantial and irreversible" reforms, warns the foreign secretary.
A Pacific free trade deal is within reach and New Zeeland warns that failing to finalise the pact would have worrisome long-term strategic implications.
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The SA founder of a R10bn multinational group shares his story.
A user wants to know if she can claim management fees as a tax deduction
Cees Bruggemans is clarifying that global 'what ifs' aren't forecasts, but questions.
The emissions debacle could put more pressure on marginal platinum-rich producers.
The Kgalagadi Lodge co-founder shares his entrepreneurial journey.
Why so many South Africans have carved out hugely successful careers in the UK.
Sadtu vows to fight the National Annual Assessments plan the same way it did apartheid.
China is seeking to assert its growing influence on global oil markets with a yuan-denominated crude futures contract.
The emissions scandal around German car maker Volkswagen has not been so great that Germany is no longer deemed a good place to do business, says Angela Merkel.
Tech companies have once again dominated the top global brands in a survey that measures the most valuable brands in the world.
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