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Beware the business blog: Seven ground rules

These guidelines for business blogs were written in early 2006, but still apply: 1. Blogs are forever — or at least their content can be…

No sporting chance

South Africa’s newly licensed pay-TV operators are going to find themselves playing catch-up in the sporting arena, because MultiChoice has all but taken them out…

WC + people = SA prosperity: Bruggemans

By 2020 real national income will have doubled, extended unemployment fallen from to about 27%. South Africa will see a shift from a minority middle…

Developing the developmental state

Get more specific than the broad macro-economics of the Washington Consensus, and look at how the state-market combo affects poverty and inequality. This was the…

Whither the Washington Consensus?

Continuing the theme of the Rhodes Politics teach-in, on the heels of Tito Mboweni, academic Charles Simkins on Wednesday weighed in by putting things in…

How much is a blog worth?

There is a blog up for sale, at auction, and I wonder if you can predict how much it will sell for. (I am not…

Mboweni’s dictum

Reserve Bank Governor Tito Mboweni poured scorn on the labour “left” in a speech at Rhodes University today. He was speaking to the issue of…

Sepp Blatter is wearing no clothes

I hate to be the one to say that the emperor is not wearing any clothes … but, the emperor is not wearing any clothes.…