Equities are stronger as investors await outcome of upcoming trade talks, while the lira falls after Turkey’s credit rating is downgraded further
The Customary Initiation Bill intends to better regulate initiation schools and not replace tradition, the portfolio committee chairperson reassures traditional leaders
Pressure is mounting on the ANC to disband its North West leadership following a visit of the party’s national working committee
Total said it would be impossible to remain in Iran unless it received a specific waiver from the US, which was not granted
The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission has called on banks and insurers to co-operate with local governments
Asia’s richest man was in SA in August to launch a $10m fund for entrepreneurs in Africa
Arianna Huffington took the Tesla CEO to task about his crazy work habits, but the latest funding setback has made him even more determined to take Tesla private — even if it means no sleep
Willemse thankful for coach’s confidence in him and is taking the horror pass as part of a learning curve
Rudi Buys sets out to identify clear steps towards dealing with the past
Where does it leave the electorate when everyone lies?
De Lille needs to stop playing the victim and become more accustomed to embracing the truth
We are masters at refusing to hold ourselves responsible for the damage done to our reputation and our land
What has been the true cost of removal of hedge funds to investors and why has this not been disclosed?
Since being established in 2015 there has been uncertainty about the committees’ role
Mashaba should stop using the ANC as a scapegoat for his poor governance
Where are the numbers of honest, competent people going to come from if the DA gets to run more entities?
Ongoing global turmoil ensures that there will be another fuel price increase in September
To leave Brexit to the barrooms was a failure of leadership
The federation no longer has the power to shake the ANC
Something like half the investment that would otherwise be due to the client is forfeited to fund managers
The weeks of sugar dumping were exacerbated by zero tariffs charged due to an apparent administrative error
The lazy approach is to bunch all state-owned enterprises together into one category and then to throw buckets of mud, hoping some will stick
The bottom line is that the current land reform process is overpoliticised and deeply flawed
Shaun Abrahams’s reputation as a lawyer is certainly compromised
My point was that the ‘people’s vote’ meant little because what they thought they wanted was rarely the outcome of the policy they were ...
Referendums are a tool for governments to push a populist agenda or sidestep their responsibilities
The one certainty this situation is providing is that there is no ‘new dawn’
Such aid could help medical practitioners to remain patient-centred in responding to patients’ needs
The DA’s Belinda Bozzoli writes: ANC hegemony has skewed the political compass of most people. Many DA policies would be considered on the left in the US
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