2017-11-16 09:16 How religion shapes an economy The Protestant Reformation in Europe is a good example of the impact that religion can have on wealth.
2017-11-14 10:34 Towards a more effective mining policy The mining industry has had a far greater positive impact on South Africans than its critics allow. Can the best interests of South Africans be aligned with those of the industry and policymakers?
2017-11-08 09:53 On the path to an inclusive SA Inc. SA’s private sector finally seems more intent on transforming, although it does not agree with the policy of redistributing existing wealth as pushed by the radical wing of the ANC.
2017-11-07 13:27 Why competition smashes corruption Many companies ditched KPMG for its competitors after allegations of its links to the Guptas come to light. But how can bad corporate behaviour be punished if there are no competitors to turn to?
2017-10-26 13:38 Gigaba lays bare South Africa’s economic woes: Will it be enough to trigger change? During the mini budget, finance minister Malusi Gigaba said that it was time to crack down on cash-draining, non-performing state-owned enterprises. But will he turn his words into action?

Should South Africa host mega-events? 2017-10-15 08:00 Evidence has shown that the cost of putting on mega events, like the FIFA World Cup or Olympics far outweigh the benefits. So why do countries remain eager to host them?
The politics of infrastructure 2017-09-28 09:42 Infrastructure projects can shape the economic future of a country. Government's role is to identify projects that would ensure broad-based economic development. But is this happening?
Why are we still tolerating KPMG in SA? 2017-09-27 08:00 The auditing profession is based on trust. An auditor that has shown it cannot be trusted – like KPMG has done, doing irreparable damage to SA – doesn’t deserve customers, says Simon Brown.
Policy uncertainty is killing investment in what matters 2017-09-14 09:30 South Africa’s government must implement policies that attract private sector investment into research and development in order to grow the economy.
How the world of finance evolves 2017-09-12 13:47 We are biological beings, and not as rational as we might think. What does this mean for our interaction with markets?
Why #DataMustFall 2017-08-25 09:01 Research has shown that employment rates in an area rise when the population can access the internet cheaply.

Glencore directors step down from DRC unit amid probe

Nov 20 2017 15:06

Three Glencore executives have stepped down as directors of the Swiss trader’s copper and cobalt unit, Katanga Mining after an internal review found 'material weaknesses' in financial reporting controls at the operation.


Get ready for the next digital revolution

Nov 20 2017 12:28

Technology is moving ever deeper into immersive computing in the form of virtual and augmented reality. Many investors are wary of this trend, but the revenue numbers show it’s time to take note.