On paper, Anglogold's had the worst year among listed gold companies, but a ruthless handle on costs and a mine-by-mine review should start to pay off
It would seem like the main job of most municipal officials is to look for increasingly creative ways to suck residents dry. If only they applied this diligence to their actual job
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An FM survey shows that even the prices of basic foods has rocketed more than 20% in a year, putting SA’s already-tenuous social stability at risk. But hiking grants, while a temporary relief, won’t ...
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In April 1655, French king Louis XIV supposedly declared: “L’etat, c’est moi [I am the state].”
It’s nearly four centuries since Louis XIV’s reign. Theories and ideas of the state have evolved significantly since then. Yet, despite the gulf in time and place, the ANC’s attitude towards the state and its institutions has been pretty much the same as Louis’s. Over the past 30 years of ANC governance, the separation between party and state has collapsed...
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