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.
Exports are cheaper and the fuel price is lower, but analysts worry that there's a risk of a recession.
Automated trading systems are designed to panic and may explain Monday's historic low.
Fire season is upon Mpumalanga and its forestry industry, but several key firefighting aircraft remain grounded.
Capitec is winning market share with its attractive offerings, and shaking up the sector.
The bottom end of the commodities cycle continues to inflict pain on mining companies and Anglo Gold Ashanti announced even greater losses on Monday.
South Africa is in the crosshairs of a weakening yuan and a strong dollar as China devalues its currency.
Issues such as corruption, uncertain regulation and political and social unrest have been weighing on an industry already under pressure.
The jury is still out on whether the moves to save the mining sector are too little too late.
Debate has been raging over which regulations legal firms must adhere to when they collect their fees.
But bids to limit the damaging effect of the liquor industry are meeting spirited resistance.