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Lynley Donnelly  

Lynley Donnelly  

    What’s on the cards for 2018?
    What’s on the cards for 2018?
    A glaring budget gap and disappointing revenue collection over the past tax year — with added commitments, such as free higher education...
    Jury still out on economic hot potatoes
    Jury still out on economic hot potatoes
    At the time of writing, the outcomes of the discussions around economic transformation had not been delivered.
    Can Ramaphosa deliver on his promises?
    Can Ramaphosa deliver on his promises?
    The hope for a Cyril Ramaphosa victory was pinned on his ability to put South Africa’s economy back on solid ground with financial prudence and...
    Moody's cautious on Ramaphosa win
    Moody's cautious on Ramaphosa win
    While a Cyril Ramaphosa win could mean a positive shift for policy and the country’s ratings outlook, his narrow victory and opposition within...
    Markets calm over Ramaphosa win— for now
    Markets calm over Ramaphosa win— for now
    News that Cyril Ramaphosa had been elected president of the ANC on Monday evening pleased the currency markets at first, with the rand dollar...
    ​Lindiwe Zulu: “Thorny issue” of land needs to be addressed collectively
    ​Lindiwe Zulu: “Thorny issue” of land needs to be addressed collectively
    Land remained one of the thorniest issues facing South Africa, and needed to be addressed collectively, minister of small business development...
    ANC’s running costs rising sharply
    ANC’s running costs rising sharply
    The internal battles of the ANC are a risk to the ruling party’s struggling financial state, according to a copy of the party’s financial...
    Zuma ignored treasury, NEC on higher education
    Zuma ignored treasury, NEC on higher education
    President Jacob Zuma’s announcement on fee-free education appears to have come against the advice of the treasury and without consulting the...
    'Zuma's Cabinet is fighting back on state capture'
    'Zuma's Cabinet is fighting back on state capture'
    Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel’s move to sue Gupta-linked firm Oakbay Resources and Energy is a sign that some of Jacob...
    No easy way out of Zim’s fiscal hole
    No easy way out of Zim’s fiscal hole
    The change in Zimbabwe’s leadership this week could spark confidence in the economy but substantial political and policy reforms are needed to...
    Eskom default risks contagion
    Eskom default risks contagion
    The South African Reserve Bank has flagged the risks that the weak state-owned enterprises (SOEs) pose not only to the government’s finances but...
    How you will pay for Zuma's free education plan
    How you will pay for Zuma's free education plan
    The government is considering drastic budget cuts to fund free higher education, including cutting social grants, freezing the roll-out of RDP...