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.
Analysts say Zuma's speech failed to show meaningful change in policy direction and is unlikely to stand in the way of a credit rating downgrade.
With global conditions deteriorating markedly, Janet Yellen has admitted that the Federal Reserve will have to be cautious.
There are concerns that many nations on the continent have overborrowed and won’t be able to pay their debts.
Skype and WhatsApp are putting pressure on telecoms the world over and governments are being forced to consider regulating such over-the-top services.
Auditors say the new tax regulations are too much to comply with and could be counterproductive to reining in tax-avoidance by multinational firms.
The regional airline has seen impressive growth in passenger numbers, but has yet to show a profit.
Maize harvests are tipped to be lower, threatening food security and inflation in the entire region.
The exchange rate may be the undoing of a last-minute deal over chicken imports from the United States.
The chairperson of the airline apparently resisted until the 11th hour, but treasury put its foot down.
Gordhan shoots down plan for local lease in favour of original swap arrangement. South African Airways retains financial stability.