Retired judge Bernard Ngoepe's diagnostic skills will be put to the test as South Africa's first tax ombud.
If President Jacob Zuma signs the regulation amendment into law, South Africa's credibility will be put at risk, say critics.
The country's GDP boost is testimony to the continent's progress, but it's no silver bullet.
Government departments have created the most jobs in the past five years, with employees likely to earn better pay.
The SA firm is dismantling a US community to make way for its $21-billion shale gas plant.
The pace at which the NCOP processed changes to the mining and petroleum legislation has raised the spectre of a constitutional challenge.
Trade and tax data have improved the outlook marginally, but consumer spending remains cautious.
Greater public/private economic co-operation is needed for companies to deal with the fallout of climate change.
A recently published book shows the top-paid chief executive in the country earned R190-million in 2012 - almost 2 400 times the average salary.