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Lebogang Maile. Picture: MOHAU MOFOKENG

TOWNSHIP ECONOMY: Room for small and mall

Gauteng economic development MEC plans to revive the province’s township economy, which has taken a knock since big business moved in and made it difficult for small enterprises to compete

Tina Joemat-Petterson. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON

NUCLEAR PLANTS: Generating competition

Suspicion that SA’s next generation of nuclear power is going to hit snags is increasing

Christo Wiese. Picture: HETTY ZANTMAN

INVESTMENT COMPANIES: Go big or go home

Punters who believe in backing business personalities will no doubt be delighted at the emergence of two new investment vehicles, ConvergeNet and Sacoven — steered respectively by Christo Wiese and Vivian Imerman

Features

David Faulkner. Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS

ECONOMY: Views on taking a hike

Shocking leap in current account deficit accompanied by rand’s brief spike of over R11/US$ would seem to seal the case for an interest rate hike this week, but economists say this will not necessarily take place

Opinion

Thuli Madonsela. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON

EDITORIAL: Zuma’s self-serving response to Madonsela

Madonsela’s findings are not binding legal requirements, but neither are they suggestions the president can just sweep aside

Money & Investing

Markus Jooste. Picture: JEREMY GLYN

STEINHOFF: Perfectly placed

Steinhoff has been rewarded with what is a rarity these days: an analysts’ consensus buy recommendation

AngloGold Ashanti CEO Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan. Picture: MARTIN RHODES

MINING RESTRUCTURING: Packed but tearing up the ticket

The recent surge in corporate activity in local mining has given investors an opportunity to geographically diversify their holdings in resources

Media & Advertising

Loeries CEO Andrew Human. Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS

LOERIE AWARDS: All for one in the future

Agencies are left with no more excuses for mistakes after organisers tighten entry rules

Africa & International

Nairobi, Kenya. Comesa's policies are meant to benefit the wider public.  Picture: AFP/WALTER ZERLA

EAST AFRICA: The direct approach

Huge potential of free trade stymied by lack of co-operation

Digital

Andrew Bonamour.  Needs a minimum of 40 000 subscribers.

VIDEO ON DEMAND: Pay-TV’s nemesis?

For the tech-savvy, connected consumer, content is more accessible than ever

Cover Story

Q&A: Douw Steyn

The media-shy billionaire rarely grants interviews, but here is an extract from one that appeared on Steyn City's website

Cover Story

MIXED-USE PROJECTS: The new colonies

Steyn City is the largest single development ever undertaken in SA in terms of land surface area, but it may soon be rivalled by a colossal mixed-use precinct planned for Modderfontein

Cover Story

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT: New way to work and stay

In an envisioned future, Jo’burgers will live closer to their workplace with safe, affordable and convenient bus, cycle and pedestrian activity replacing the carbon-burning private car

EDITOR'S NOTE: Digging deep

AngloGold Ashanti's decision to pull its cash call places a question mark over gold mining's future in SA — and its administration, writes Tim Cohen

PETER BRUCE’S LIST: Crucial reads for the Renaissance reader

Peter Bruce lists the crucial reads of the week September 15 2014

Multimedia

VIDEO: Future election prospects for ANC in Gauteng

Khulekani Magubane chats about the future election prospects for the ANC in Gauteng

VIDEO: International and local attractions at Africa’s biggest airshow

The annual Africa Aerospace and Defence show has become a global fixture for aviation enthusiasts, as well as an opportunity for global and local arms manufacturers to showcase their technology

 
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Budget 2014

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