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Gordon Bell

Gordon Bell

    Zuma: World Cup is uniting South Africa
    Zuma: World Cup is uniting South Africa
    The Soccer World Cup was uniting South Africa, much like the 1995 world rugby victory helped break down racial barriers, and it will leave a legacy...
    English hooligans intercepted before World Cup
    English hooligans intercepted before World Cup
    British and South African police have foiled an attempt by English hooligans to sneak into the country for the World Cup via Dubai, the police...
    Foreigners to boost SA economy during World Cup
    Foreigners to boost SA economy during World Cup
    Foreigners will inject R13-billion into South Africa's economy during the World Cup, helping the soccer spectacular boost economic growth by 0,5...
    Fifa slams World Cup critics
    Fifa slams World Cup critics
    World Cup organisers said on Wednesday they were very happy with ticket sales for June's soccer spectacular and angrily slammed alarmist foreign...
    SA economic confidence up
    SA economic confidence up
    Confidence in South Africa's economy edged up in November after it emerged from recession in the third quarter, while inflation should settle...
    Cosatu: Reserve Bank should target employment
    Cosatu: Reserve Bank should target employment
    The central bank should target employment when deciding on interest rates, and worry less about inflation when the economy is struggling, a top...
    Mboweni bids farewell to Reserve Bank
    Mboweni bids farewell to Reserve Bank
    Outspoken South African Reserve Bank Governor Tito Mboweni bids farewell to the bank this weekend after a decade fighting inflation in a jovial and...
    Budget deficit soars as economy shrinks
    Budget deficit soars as economy shrinks
    South Africa will keep spending to steer its way through a global downturn and its first recession in nearly two decades but promised on Tuesday to...
    Gordhan to debate inflation targeting
    Gordhan to debate inflation targeting
    South Africa's inflation target remains in place but the government and central bank would soon start talks on the best way to manage prices,...
    Mboweni: Bank offered 'sufficient' support
    Mboweni: Bank offered 'sufficient' support
    South Africa's central bank has offered "sufficient" monetary policy accommodation to help pull the economy out of a "mild" recession, central bank...
    Strikes, wage hikes may weigh on SA economy
    Strikes, wage hikes may weigh on SA economy
    An annual round of strikes and inflationary pay hikes could not have come at a worse time for a South African economy strained by the global...
    SA municipal workers to strike
    SA municipal workers to strike
    South African municipal workers are to strike over wages from Monday, unions said, in a move that could hit public services when thousands of...