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The JSE says recent events have highlighted the need for it to review its responsibilities and strengthen its rules on listings

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To understand the land question SA is grappling with, you must understand the ANC’s history

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China’s Mpumalanga power grab

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ROB ROSE: Banking on ignorance

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: How Nigeria abuses its power

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For all its slower-than-expected growth, Walmart’s African operation has been reliably profitable and has more than doubled turnover

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Patrice Motsepe’s African Rainbow Capital soars

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The dark side of technology

We face a new dark age because we are losing control over technology, a new book argues

Naspers: multiple choices ahead

Why is Naspers shedding MultiChoice if it thinks so highly of its growth prospects — and what of its own future?

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EDITORIAL: Inside the JSE’s plan to restore trust

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There’s no denying democracy is facing a crisis of credibility like never before. Can greater social accountability make for a stronger product?

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