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.
Some observers are warning euphoric global stock markets are overdue for a correction.
The anticipated GDP figures released by Stats SA have satisfied market expectations that the country would miss a technical economic downturn.
Liberalised air transport regulations on the continent would lead to lower prices, more jobs and stronger economic growth, a study has found.
The world's biggest mining company has announced a demerger, while Glencore has been buying up its own shares.
A dispute over union membership numbers is holding up the extension of the wage agreement.
Moody's ratings downgrade of South Africa's four big banks cast the rescue of African Bank in a very different light.
South Africa's macroeconomic policy and strong institutions reassure investors who know the risks, analysts say.
The firestorms that flare up in Mpumalanga during the dry season can turn forestry, farming and conservation princes into paupers.
Weak consumer demand, elevated input costs and even industrial action may lead to job cuts over the next year, says an employer organisation.
The economy may have dipped into recession, and interest rates and unemployment are rising, but the residential prices continues to grow.