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The South’s new power

Making sense of the new world order is crucially important for business leaders. They simply must recognise and respond to what Ram Charan describes as …

Winner Take All: Dambisa Moyo

Describing China’s surge in acquiring commodities to continue to empower its economy, Moyo describes the Chinese as being “on a global shopping spree”. She then …

Restless Nation: William Gumede

The author tells us that these are selected columns, blogs and written and radio opinion pieces that appeared, or were aired, after 2005 – the …

Coltan: Michael Nest

Like any good researcher, Nest takes the time to crosscheck and corroborate the basic facts and figures. One of the first ‘facts’ that he debunks …

Fred Pearce: The Landgrabbers

Land is arguably Africa’s most emotive issue. In most of southern Africa, the liberation wars were essentially fought to re-establish Africa’s sovereignty over this most …

Simon Lack: The Hedge Fund Mirage

These funds might go long, sell short, use leverage, rely on programme trading or arbitrage. There are also funds that try to capitalise on merger …