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Picture: ISTOCK

Stories of Note

Bytes from the digital world

The globalisation of medical cannabis is the next big thing, and Canadian companies are right up there. At least 80 cannabis companies are now listed on Canadian exchanges and their combined market value has ballooned to more than $15.9bn.

Pupils have been told there is more to life than university, as IEB matric results show improvement.

In My Opinion

Matters of debate

"Because of social norms, people often shut up. Even if they are humiliated, hurt or angry, they will not say a word. It is only when norms start to shift that people feel free to disclose what they have experienced, and to say what they think," behavioural economist Cass Sustein wrote in a wise warning to bosses who think they can bully and be rude to staff.

We are entering an era in which consumers will value access over ownership and experiences over assets.

Finding Alpha

The long and the short of the markets

There is no plan to break up Kenya’s biggest company, also part-owned by Vodacom.

The US government has blocked the sale of MoneyGram to China’s Alibaba Group.

Oh, Very Twitty

The lighter side of the web

Very Visual

Graph of the day

In the four months since the Myanmar military began a crackdown after Rohingya militants attacked an army base and police posts on August 25, about 655,000 members of the stateless Muslim minority have fled the western state of Rakhine and crossed into neighbouring Bangladesh.