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Standard Bank branch cuts are long overdue

The decision by Standard Bank to close 91 branches and cut 1 200 jobs is not at all surprising – the only surprises were that the bank announced it publicly and that it did so before elections in May.

Duncan McLeod

Political hotheads must butt out of Makate dispute

With Vodacom’s head office in Johannesburg set to be the site of protest action on Thursday by people supporting the operator’s ex-employee, Nkosana Makate, hot-headed politicians would be well advised to avoid inflaming tensions for political gain.

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