Recession: how we got here and how to get out

SA is in a recession because 10 years of economic mismanagement and policy bungling have rendered the economy uncompetitive

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How Nigeria took a bite out of MTN

Nigerian authorities shocked MTN with an order that it return $8.1bn in dividends to the country, sending the mobile operator’s shares crashing

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Inside the engine room of the township economy

Forget Sandton, the real street economy of SA happens in the townships and informal settlements

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Banks speak out on land expropriation

SA’s commercial banks have been surprisingly mute about the expropriation without compensation debate until now

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Court case shows that changing the constitution is unnecessary

A recent court case looked at whether expropriation is valid before a price has been decided

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Bad expropriation execution will turn off funding taps, says Land Bank

Commercial banks can cut back on their lending to the agricultural sector if they believe there is too much risk — but the Land Bank does not have that option

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Where’s everyone going? Behind SA’s new skills exodus

The number of South Africans, of all races, who are leaving the country seems to be on the rise

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How China bought Africa

China’s trade-and-investment march may be a neo-imperialist campaign to extract Africa’s natural resources and become a leading global power

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Neal Froneman’s high stakes mining gamble

The dream lives or dies on the platinum price — but CEO Neal Froneman trusts his instincts

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No silver bullet as Sibanye probe spooks market

A spate of 21 deaths at the Sibanye-Stillwater mines this year has all and sundry speculating about what the problem could be

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Business school directors in their own words

Business school directors and academics share their thoughts on issues facing their sector

Business schools: Prepare for the best and worst of times

How will SA schools react to the global trend for business schools to be established by industries or corporations instead of universities

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How to choose the right business school

The options for executive education are almost boundless. The wrong choice can be an expensive mistake

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Johannesburg Business School finally gets off the ground

The University of Johannesburg finally has the business school it has been desiring for years. Now it has to make a success of it

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Business schools: Cash cows or contributors to economic growth?

Their image may be that of capitalist tools, but business schools insist they make a significant contribution to social and economic development

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Can business ethics be taught?

On the face of it, not much has changed in corporate behaviour since business schools began putting all their educational eggs in the ethics basket. Why not?

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