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White people in SA still hold the lion's share of all forms of capital

Apr 25 2017 07:47

A multifaceted enquiry into the state of the SA economy leaves no doubt that white capital continues to dominate, says Oxford research fellow Mohammad Amir Anwar.


      How to offer equal opportunities at work

      Apr 23 2017 07:23

      There are 200 million missing women and girls in the world by current calculations – that’s doubled since The Economist ran its cover story on this global catastrophe in 2010.


      Friends & Friction: There are no miracles in baboons’ buttocks

      Apr 23 2017 07:18

      A good and conscious brother, Chris, tweeted his response to one of my previous columns, “To save SA we must learn to fly” (March 19 2017). Among the beautiful things he said was this sentence: “I assume a level playing field.”.


      Don’t just spend, fix productivity

      Apr 23 2017 06:00

      South Africa has had several blueprints for its development, going back to the Reconstruction and Development Programme and culminating in the current National Development Plan (NDP).


      No more malls, please!

      Apr 24 2017 05:00

      Creating communities has become ever more important in the fragmented, polarised agglomeration of people that is South Africa, says Mandi Smallhorne.

      Inside Labour

      Inside Labour: Junk status, labour and fair trade

      Apr 20 2017 15:24

      It is time for a strong resurrection of the labour movement's demand for truly fair trade, says Terry Bell.


      Why SA needs more steward leaders like Ahmed Kathrada

      Apr 19 2017 05:30

      SA is fortunate in that there are many men and women ready to step in and take this country forward, says Professor of Leadership Kurt April.


      Steven Friedman: Markets can stomach a captured Treasury but poor will suffer

      Apr 18 2017 07:27

      A captured South African Treasury is bad news for the country's poor but the view that the capture is a natural enemy of the market economy is a myth, says Steven Friedman.



      Winning Women: Having a blast down under

      Apr 16 2017 06:00

      When Prianka Padayachee started working underground at Anglo American Coal’s Zibulo Colliery in Mpumalanga, men muttered: “What is this Indian woman doing down here?”

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      So, the worst has finally happened. S&P and Fitch officially downgraded SA to junk status following the ill-timed Cabinet reshuffle.

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