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Higher interest rate imminent

  Bokang Moeko The SA Reserve Bank will likely begin raising the interest rate again, owing to a growing current account deficit, a sharp contraction in growth and weakness of

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Muhammad Ali: The Butterfly Floats On

Tsepiso S Mothibi Ears open… the elders are discussing boxing, and the name ‘Ali’ is repeated over and over again. Pugilism is the word in fashion and where boxing matches

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Kenya: Pre-election violence turns fatal

Another brutal crackdown on protests in Kenya resulted in at least three fatalities on Monday. This has been coming for several weeks, ever since the opposition launched its weekly demonstrations

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The girl who flew to the moon

By T. S. Mothibi The steady flight of an eagle across the sky is a sight to marvel, and the acrobatic flight of the swallow before the rain is one

Africa

As Kabila eyes another term, the AU must speak up

A recent DRC Constitutional Court ruling could create just enough confusion in the legal and political landscape to legitimise what is, essentially, a straightforward power grab. By Stephanie Wolters Nineteen

Business

Wealth is not created overnight!

By Bokang Moeko “Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas,” American economist Paul Samuelson

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Catholicism’s multibillion-dollar brand is struggling

Brendan Canavan When the chief executive of Goldman Sachs, Lloyd Blankfein, told a newspaper the firm was “doing God’s work,” his appeal on behalf of higher powers was an attempt

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Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam captured in Brussels

Top Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam, Europe’s most wanted man, was wounded and captured in a dramatic raid by armed police in the Belgian capital on Friday. Abdeslam, 26, and