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  • Inside Labour

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

  • Rating agencies and SA

    Warts and all, rating agencies kept SA on the straight and narrow, says Daniel Silke.

  • Crisis management fail

    Ford SA lost the plot right after the tragic death of a Kuga owner in 2015, says Solly Moeng.

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Davos: a far cry from responsive and responsible leadership

Jan 20 2017 16:33

The World Economic Forum is a venue where heads of state and government ministers are bribed, bullied and flattered to pursue policies that favour big business, says Terry Bell.


Eskom’s cost calculations on renewable electricity - more nuance

Jan 20 2017 14:06

With sufficient data, a more accurate approach would be to run scenarios on Eskom’s production planning optimisation models, says Eskom's Deon Joubert.

Inside Labour

Inside Labour: The scandal of the working poor

Jan 20 2017 05:01

It is time to revive the campaign for a basic income grant to ensure that no South African, with or without a job, is condemned to a lifetime of poverty, says Patrick Craven.


Warts and all, rating agencies kept SA on straight and narrow

Jan 18 2017 17:31

It would be a pity if rating agencies' opinion is lost; capitalism and its instruments may not be pretty, but there seem few alternative games in town, says Daniel Silke.


Why Davos dislikes digital currencies

Jan 19 2017 05:01

Digital currencies could allow even the unbanked to save and transact at low cost - but the status quo suits those debating the topic at Davos, says Arno Lawrenz.


Ford Kuga: crisis management gone wrong

Jan 18 2017 05:01

Ford's reaction to the Kuga crisis is typical of situations where brand reputation managers are left out of the loop, says Solly Moeng.


Online recruitment trends

Jan 18 2017 05:01

Nowadays it is a case of skilled, experienced and educated candidates choosing roles and companies rather than the other way around says Marc Privett.


Friends & Friction: Desiderata, SA style: how to face the year

Jan 15 2017 10:10

It is going to be a tough couple of years. The race to Mahlamba Ndlopfu, the president’s official residence in Pretoria, will get uglier as we approach the finish line.


Traffic cops must earn drivers' respect

Jan 16 2017 05:01

SA needs visible enforcement of speed violations against laws already in place throughout the year to reduce our ghastly road death toll, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Inside Labour

Inside Labour: The positives amid the gloom

Jan 13 2017 05:01

Terry Bell highlights the 22-year battle of a group of Midrand municipal workers who won't stop fighting for their right to jobs and pensions.



How to solve the world's banking crisis - Part 2

Jan 12 2017 05:01

Economies need enough money in circulation, and stable - not super-low - interest rates will create confidence and jobs, says Edward Ingram.


Politicians, poverty and manipulating the masses

Jan 11 2017 05:01

It benefits only the enemies of democracy to keep the masses of our people in a perpetual cycle of poverty and ignorance, says Solly Moeng.

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