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Cold Comfort

By: Terence Creamer     15th March 2013 During his recent visit to South Africa, World Bank chief economist Kaushik Basu offered some light-hearted insight into how cultural realities and... 

Relief, but some anxiety

By: Terence Creamer     8th March 2013 There was widespread relief last week when the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) bared its teeth and announced that Eskom would... 

First priority

By: Terence Creamer     1st March 2013 It is correct that priority attention, both inside and outside of government, is being paid to the implementation of chapter 13 of the 15-chapter,... 

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Corruption Fight-Back

By: Terence Creamer     22nd February 2013 It was pleasing to learn that Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) is establishing an initial R1-million anticorruption “war chest”, which its... 

Power(ful) Tales

By: Terence Creamer     15th February 2013 Over the past few weeks, leading South African companies have gone to great lengths to offer practical case studies into just how damaging South... 

Cold Spot

By: Terence Creamer     8th February 2013 The International Monetary Fund's (IMF's) January World Economic Outlook (WEO) Update once again makes it sorely apparent that South Africa is... 

Wrong forum, right questions

By: Terence Creamer     1st February 2013 As has become the norm with National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) public hearings into Eskom prices, policy rather than regulatory... 

Weather Warnings

By: Terence Creamer     25th January 2013 News concerning extreme weather events flowed in torrents during 2012 and the tide is unlikely to abate in 2013, with Australia’s... 

Good economics, effective politics

By: Terence Creamer     18th January 2013 The influence that a country’s political climate has on its economic performance, and visa versa, is an ever-changing dynamic. At times, an economy... 

Signs of Life?

By: Terence Creamer     14th December 2012 Two significant announcements made last week have the optimists among us wondering whether there are signs that South Africa’s infrastructure... 

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