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 City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba during an interview on September 14, 2017 in Braamfontein, South Africa. (Photo by Gallo Images / Sunday Times / Simphiwe Nkwali)  Less 151 Reactions Herman Mashaba is likely to give the DA more trouble...
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When businesses take ethics seriously and they are positively engaged in society, they are in a stronger position to have the ear of government and other key stakeholders. Society expects businesses to be more responsive to social challenges. In recent...
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Twenty-five years into democracy the top echelons of South Africa’s corporate sector are still predominantly white, middle-aged and male. The glass ceiling in corporate South Africa is intractable. There is only one female CEO at the top 40 JSE listed...
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A spectre of cannabis is hovering above Africa. The boom is on the horizon and for some countries, it will be a slow burn. A number of countries in Africa have in the recent past reformed their cannabis regulations –...
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Government and business leaders need to see the world as interconnected and that they have a stake in a stable global system. There are five major global challenges world leaders meeting for the World Economic Forum’s annual event at Davos...
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South Africa faces much tougher economic times ahead unless bold measures are undertaken to restructure the public sector, implement credible reforms in the economy and improve institutions responsible for law enforcement. After the State of the Nation Address, expectations were...
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Over 1000 delegates attended the investment conference held in Sandton last week. The conference was initially announced during President Cyril Ramaphosa’s maiden State of the Nation Address in February this year, where he identified measures to be undertaken to boost...
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A cold realism has followed the initial euphoria that accompanied the ascendance of President Cyril Ramaphosa to the highest seat as president of his party and the country. Absence of clarity in what Ramaphosa really believes and stands for, and...
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We should acknowledge that the current social arrangement in South Africa is an outcome of an ugly history of dispossession. It is this social history that enabled the propertied class today – the white minority – to thrive, while creating...
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Social media bullying and breakdown in civility have become more glaring, with some users checking out. New York Times journalist Maggie Habermann is the latest to say she would be reducing her Twitter activity due to viciousness and toxicity. Twitter...
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