CHRIS GILMOUR: Spar’s expansion in northern Europe proves fruitful

Ireland and Switzerland provide a steam of foreign currency, with 32% of turnover coming from offshore

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THETO MAHLAKOANA: Striking unions could be on their way out

Worsening levels of violence during industrial action have lost unions the high moral ground

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DIANNA GAMES: Egypt’s dynamic reforms propel it into Africa’s top investment destination

The rest of Africa is on the radar in the president's vision for an export-led economic powerhouse

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EDITOR’S LUNCHBOX: Vote DA to support the ANC, says Zille

‘Some switched on the telly, some went straight to Twitter,To see if the country had gone down the shitter’  — sheer poetry

Where are the big names endorsing the Mzansi league?

Two characters have been conspicuous by their absence through the course of the Mzansi Super League (MSL) — the most obvious being its leader. Because there ...

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TOM EATON: An ode to St Cyril

A columnist and poet's take on Santa Ramaphosa's travails

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CAROL PATON: Workers of the world, unite to help fix the mess

By clinging to the old and shaking off any responsibility for new investment, Cosatu is setting itself up for further decline.

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MARK BARNES: A successful tax system requires a balancing act

When it comes to tax, it is difficult to decide who should pay what and then to enforce collection through a set of rules that is as easy to apply as it is ...

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CLAIRE BISSEKER: Six more months of uncertainty before a growth revival

Economic data is beginning to firm up, but President Ramaphosa faces major obstacles

MATTHEW BUCKLAND: Section 12J funds give tech start-ups a hand up

If you are in the top tax bracket, it’s an attractive option for investors with higher risk appetites 

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MICHEL PIREU: Damned if you do, damned if you don’t

They said it couldn’t be done, that momentum doesn’t work. That value doesn’t work. That nothing works.

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THE LEX COLUMN: Warren Buffett, saviour of dwindling firms

Warren Buffett is becoming the go-to guy for financial services firms around the world

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ADEKEYE ADEBAJO: Anti-rape activist is the 12th African to be awarded a Nobel prize

DRC's Denis Mukwege, who performs reconstructive surgery on women who have been raped, will be awarded the peace prize for his efforts to end sexual violence

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LUKANYO MNYANDA: Eskom is SA’s too big to fail

This is a company that provides virtually all of the country's energy. Literally, if it doesn't work, nothing else works

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TONY LEON: Interesting parallels between SA and UK, both are at political crossroads

Parliament's approval of land expropriation without compensation could set SA on a slippery slope while Theresa May's Brexit nightmare continues

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NEELS BLOM: The dark tower of despair that is Eskom

Eskom chair Jabu Mabuza wants a government bailout and he wants South Africans to allow Eskom to do business as it pleases

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