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US core capital goods orders unexpectedly fall in January

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State finalises case against Glynnis Breytenbach without Jiba’s testimony

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Cell C’s black equity partner opposes plans

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The International Criminal Court ruling is a victory for accountability and for the Constitution, but not for long

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The better route to rapid land reform is expropriation in terms of the constitution with market value taken into account by the valuator-general, writes Willem Cronje

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PETER BRUCE: Move along, nothing to see here. Oh, wait ...

Still no cabinet reshuffle ... and here’s a few reasons why

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Trump’s rabbit season and the howling hounds

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Executive orders, tweets, rants, threats, accusations — these are all diversionary tactics of a president who is crazy like a fox, writes Ken Fisher

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THE FT COLUMN: Zimbabwe is staring at currency chaos again

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The southern African country appears to be facing another economic meltdown, scarily reminiscent of the lost decade to 2008, writes Tony Hawkins

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