Jo'burg born and bred, Lisa Steyn couldn’t imagine a more exciting time or place to be a journalist.When denied a spot to study graphic design, she wouldn’t have guessed it was really a stroke of luck. Steyn instead took up journalism as a fall-back option not expecting the course to lead to a career as a reporter. While at the University of Pretoria she also majored in English and Visual Communication and went on to acquire an honours in journalism from Wits University. She came on board the Mail & Guardian's business team at the end of 2011, but was already a familiar face at the publication after taking part in its internship programme in 2010.
But bids to limit the damaging effect of the liquor industry are meeting spirited resistance.
Public opinion is against lion hunting, says the president of SA's Hunters' Association, and changes must be made for a more acceptable policy.
An increase in illegal occupations of buildings is hampering inner city rejuvenation in Johannesburg.
About 95 countries are either in a debt crisis or facing one, but South Africa isn't one of them.
Falling prices and a global oversupply could trigger import tariffs to protect local producers.
SA's already booming shopping centre industry will be boosted by the construction of what is set to become the biggest mall in Africa.
Mining says its offer is about sustaining the gold industry but unions urge caution.
Trade union wins high court case and hopes to save jobs for 165 of its members who faced the axe.
The high cost of Eskom using diesel turbines to provide electricity has to be weighed against the cost of load-shedding to the economy.
The Basel III global reforms to strengthen bank supervision and regulation are kicking in, affecting how finance can operate elsewhere in Africa.