Category: Business & Economics

Tighter tobacco controls must take into account the huge impact of illicit trade

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Rate this OpinionTightening tobacco regulations without tackling the problem of illicit tobacco trade will only serve to decimate the industry, wiping off billions in potential taxes, rendering thousands unemployed and without an income.  The publication of Jacque Pauw’s book, The President’s Keepers: Those Keeping Zuma in…

Zimbabwe’s tipping point

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Rate this OpinionThe fate of Zimbabwe, since independence in 1980, was tied to the foreign policy of the United Kingdom, its erstwhile colonizer.  In 1980 Zimbabwe declared independence from the colonial master after years of black subjugation by white minority rule. The Principal leader of…