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.
Despite serious questions about its deal with Icasa, the firm remains hot property
The Reserve Bank has faith in the local financial sector but troubling factors lie beyond its control.
Emerging markets are bracing themselves for fallout once the interest rate rises in the US, according to the IMF's deputy director.
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has made his priorities clear by slashing departmental expenditure and increasing health and education spend.
Increased labour regulation by governments makes it is easier to fill executive jobs with local candidates, rather than expatriates.
A strain of tobacco holds the promise of biofuel for South African Airways's fleet of planes, but raises issues of feasibility and economic viability.
Inequality fell slightly just before the financial crisis of 2008 but is on the rise again, particularly in developing countries such as South Africa.
The EFF has responded angrily to three of its members being temporarily detained by immigration officials in Namibia while en route to an NEFF rally.
The oil price has fallen by more than 20% from June. Saudi Arabia responded by cutting its price further on low demand and increased shale production.
The Ebola outbreak could cost African economies as much as $32.6-billion by the end of 2015, according to the World Bank Group.