Lisa Steyn is a business reporter for the Mail & Guardian.
The fickle nature of commodities is shown starkly in the Northern Cape town of Kathu, whose fortunes rise and fall with the iron ore price.
Denel's focus on Southeast Asia is misguided and its joint venture with Gupta-linked VR Laser suspect, say analysts.
Small metal and engineering businesses say the Metals and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council’s end will be its own doing.
Many of the poorest homeowners are still battling to unlock the value of their properties.
While the local steel industry is seeking tariff protection, its US counterpart is – surprise! – petitioning for anti-dumping duties to be imposed.
From alcohol to dessert, Lisa Steyn shares some tips on how you can make the Banting diet work for you.
China’s over-supply is putting thousands of South African jobs at risk, but the state has been slow to respond.
Tax authorities globally are closing in on tax evasion and tax avoidance structures.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has said the "rogue unit" was an essential part of Sars’s enforcement strategy.
South Africa now effectively has a state-owned bank, but can it fly in a reformed environment?