Opinion & Analysis

Jul 12, 2018
It would take Facebook just 18 minutes to pay off the £500,000 (almost R9 million) fine proposed as a punishment by the UK's data watchdog for the Cambridge Analytica scandal.…
Jul 09, 2018
The 10th BRICS summit to be hosted by South Africa is going to be closely watched. It comes at a time when extraordinary global political and economic challenges are facing…
Jul 07, 2018
In this age of globalisation few events draw more attention than sport as the World Cup in Russia illustrates with billions of people across the globe glued to their screens.…
Jul 03, 2018
The 2019 presidential elections in Nigeria will be the country’s sixth since 1999, when it shifted to democracy after a long period of military rule. Most of these elections have…
Jul 02, 2018
In 2017 56 UN peacekeepers were killed in malicious acts such as when they were deliberately attacked, the most fatalities of that kind since 1994. All but one of the fatalities resulted…
Jun 28, 2018
Labour broking, working hours and minimum wages are hot potatoes in South Africa but the country is not alone in grappling with them. From Angola, Kenya and Nigeria to Tanzania,…
Jun 26, 2018
In 2014, the South African government announced a new direction in housing policy. The aim was to phase out smaller low cost housing projects of a few hundred units and…
Jun 26, 2018
Rosewood is the generic name for several dark-red hardwood species found in tropical regions across the globe. It fetches very high prices because it’s strong, heavy, has a beautiful red…
Jun 25, 2018
Analysts predict further losses on bargain hunting At the end of yesterday’s transactions on the equity sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, the NSE All-share index and market capitalization depreciated…
Jun 22, 2018
Big investors turning to online trading In the last couple of years, online trading has become a major attraction for professional and inexperienced investors.   Nowadays, big investors prefer investing…
Jun 22, 2018
The South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) says the introduction of the National Health Insurance (NHI) and Medical Schemes Amendment bills will "revolutionise" healthcare in South Africa.   On Thursday,…
Jun 21, 2018
State terrorism comes in many forms, but one of its most cruel and revolting expressions is when it is aimed at children. Even though U.S. President Donald Trump backed down…
Jun 19, 2018
Africa has long been considered a continent with growth potential. Although this is the case, the question remains, is the continent developing at a sustainable rate? According to World Bank…
Jun 18, 2018
Eskom's current load shedding due to the impact of protest action by workers will add to the weakness of the South African economy which is already battling, Economist   "Load…

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