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Xola Potelwa

Xola Potelwa

    Rand plunges to three-week low after report that Pravin Gordhan was summoned by Hawks
    Rand plunges to three-week low after report that Pravin Gordhan was summoned by Hawks
    The finance minister was told he would receive a 'warning statement' given to accused persons before they are charged with an offence.
    Unprecedented JSE error means current account is under greater pressure
    Unprecedented JSE error means current account is under greater pressure
    Everyone, from stock analysts to economists and the central bank, has been left reassessing two months of data on the country’s investment flows.
    Brexit spells bad news for SA: Rand falls most against the dollar since 2008 as UK votes to leave EU
    Brexit spells bad news for SA: Rand falls most against the dollar since 2008 as UK votes to leave EU
    Britain's decision to leave the European Union has had widespread ramifications for the world's financial markets.
    Tipping point looms for SA as economy’s despair grows
    Tipping point looms for SA as economy’s despair grows
    Not since Nelson Mandela walked out of Victor Verster prison 26 years ago have investors been gloomier about South Africa’s economy.
    Soweto's unpaid bills add to Eskom's financial woes
    Soweto's unpaid bills add to Eskom's financial woes
    Soweto residents owe Eskom R3.6bn in unpaid power bills they don't ever intend to pay, compared to R2.6bn owed by the rest of the country.
    Botswana: President Ian Khama's BDP wins election
    Botswana: President Ian Khama's BDP wins election
    The ruling Botswana Democratic Party secured 33 of 57 seats in Parliament, giving Khama another five-year term as president.
    One in four South Africans remain jobless
    One in four South Africans remain jobless
    South Africa's unemployment rate rose in the third quarter, with more than one in four out of work.
    Marcus sounds warning on SA economy
    Marcus sounds warning on SA economy
    Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus has warned that South Africa's economic outlook is deteriorating rapidly, with strikes likely to lead to job losses.
    South Africa suffers shock current account deficit hit
    South Africa suffers shock current account deficit hit
    SA's current account recorded its largest deficit in nearly four years in the second quarter of 2012 as exports fell due to subdued external demand.
    FNB looks to appoint new sharia board by end 2012
    FNB looks to appoint new sharia board by end 2012
    First National Bank says it is aiming to appoint a new sharia board for its Islamic finance division by the end of 2012.
    Gordhan says SA growth likely to miss target
    Gordhan says SA growth likely to miss target
    Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says SA's growth this year is likely to miss forecasts while the central bank warns about the economy's vulnerability.