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An emerging leadership vacuum in the world’s wealthy democracies has grown suddenly acute

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Ramaphosa appoints eight-person panel, including former CEO Brian Dames, to advise on Eskom crisis

According to a statement by the presidency, the committee will issue its report before the end of January 2019

Twenty years on there are still too few women in the boardroom

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Union vows to continue strike at Sibanye-Stillwater’s gold operations

Amcu says it won’t return to work on Saturday, on which day the strike becomes unprotected, as its demands haven’t been met

Treasury outlines process to appoint new Sars boss

The Treasury confirmed the re-appointment of Mark Kingon as acting commissioner, pending the appointment of a permanent commissioner

Cabinet to consider plan to tackle municipal debt to Eskom

The cash-strapped utility is owed more than R14bn by municipalities, with the top 10 nonpayers owing about R10bn

Brexit bother: animated May remonstrates with EU’s Juncker

Theresa May says she had a ‘robust discussion’ with Jean-Claude Juncker after the words ‘nebulous’ and ‘vague’ were tossed around

Resilient: only FSCA can end uncertainty

The company wants the Financial Sector Conduct Authority to complete its probe so it can 'move forward with its normal business in 2019'

Thousands of apartheid-era victims still waiting for compensation

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NATASHA MARRIAN: Cyril Ramaphosa takes care to deliver on his promises

While many spheres of the country are still in disarray, the president has made headway in a number of areas to undo the mess Zuma made

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Nedbank associate under scrutiny

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Ecobank ex-CFO claims figures juggled to boost results

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Amcu scorns Sibanye pay deal

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Amcu will continue with its strike at Sibanye-Stillwater mines until three other unions can prove that they have a combined majority at the company's operations

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Agbiz's John Purchase on land reform and hunger

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Hunger will be the price of land mess

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RON DERBY: May bad politics and a weak rand be things of the past in 2019

Ron Derby

What comes next year? After years of anxiety over SA's future, this question shouldn't hold as much worry as it did in the past.

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TIM COHEN: From Ramaphoria to Ramamargarine — SA's spread of trends

The year 2018 is drawing to a close and since its the era of listicles, here is my five-point list of the outstanding trends of the year in SA, writes Tim Cohen

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The detention of Meng Wanzhou, one of China’s best-known executives, was undoubtedly an incendiary step

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