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.
The budget for subsistence support has soared, but poor implementation is hampering growth.
Its answer to the national deficit and social spending appears to be all rands and no sense.
Weaker demand for mineral products and labour unrest have been flagged as economic risk factors.
Voters in the platinum belt have been left disillusioned by the ANC, and are going to be taking a cynical approach to the national elections.
Gordhan offers new incentives for a programme that he sees as being key to youth employment.
Capital expenditure by major state-owned companies has been projected to reach R381.9-billion over the next three years, says the national treasury.
Hunger gnaws at their resolve, but striking miners won't be swayed from their R12 500 goal.
Investors have been attracted by the industry's performance spurred by strong market growth.
As thousands of people from the African diaspora make their way back sub-Saharan Africa, companies are looking to recruit them instead of expatriates.
Calls for centralised bargaining in the platinum industry persist.