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 costs of building a nuclear plant are huge, but vendor financing may be a viable option.
Concerns are growing that the state may be in for more bad debt than expected with African Bank.
As Anglo disposes of its Rustenberg mines, other companies are betting that the troubled metal will yield dividends further down the line.
African Bank's plight seemed to come as a shock, but banks started tightening up credit a year ago.
The European Central Bank announced that it cut interest rates by 10 basis points to a record low of 0.05%.
New data has shown that the manufacturing sector has contracted for the fifth month in a row, while new vehicle sales came under pressure yet again.
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.