South African economy

 
How Pravin Gordhan kickstarted the revival of the ANC's sensible left
How Pravin Gordhan kickstarted the revival of the ANC's sensible left
Know what a “risk off” is? No? Well, don’t worry, nor did I until a few months ago. I had provided a group of investment bankers and...
Pravin Gordhan: Resilient SA economy can still avoid a downgrade
Pravin Gordhan: Resilient SA economy can still avoid a downgrade
Although growth my be challenging going forward, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said that growth will be above 0%.
Rand at a nine-month high against the dollar as election results trickle in
Rand at a nine-month high against the dollar as election results trickle in
The rand strengthened to a nine-month high against the dollar to lead global currency gains as results from South African local-government...
​Government’s economic plans all sound the same. We need a socioeconomic overhaul
​Government’s economic plans all sound the same. We need a socioeconomic overhaul
The early 1990s were tricky, a fact that is easily forgotten. The fall of the Berlin Wall had major implications for many, if not all, political...
SA's ferocious fast food appetite
SA's ferocious fast food appetite
Forget German cars and luxury watches, fast-food consumption could be the most reliable indicator of prosperity of the middle class in South...
New ANC MP is being 'primed for finance ministry’
New ANC MP is being 'primed for finance ministry’
Could newly-sworn in ANC MP Sfiso Buthelezi be appointed in the finance ministry?
Something is 'brewing' in South Africa
Something is 'brewing' in South Africa
A few years ago, I travelled with my twin sister to a remote part of Finland, in search of the Northern Lights. We didn’t find them. Instead, we...
Youth hold key to beating poverty
Youth hold key to beating poverty
Nelson Mandela described poverty and inequality as terrible curses of our time: “Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of...
Moving mountains for Moody’s
Moving mountains for Moody’s
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Gordhan's plan to reassure credit ratings agencies, investors
Gordhan's plan to reassure credit ratings agencies, investors
Government and representatives from the private sector will embark on a road show next week to meet with credit ratings agencies and international...
'No more' - key ANC members turn on Zuma
'No more' - key ANC members turn on Zuma
There are signs that key members of the ANC have turned, or will turn, against President Jacob Zuma.

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