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Jannie Rossouw

Jannie Rossouw

    SA's in a recession. Here's what that means
    SA's in a recession. Here's what that means
    South Africa has been rocked by news that it has slipped into a recession after its gross domestic product (GDP) declined 0.7%...
    South Africa is on a cliff edge – just as it was in 1985
    South Africa is on a cliff edge – just as it was in 1985
    Current developments in South Africa are reminiscent of events in 1985. In that year South Africa experienced high costs from currency depreciation and adverse political developments. At the time the country faced increasing international sanctions and isolation, while the exchange...
    ANALYSIS: The South African economy will be bolstered if Zuma falls
    ANALYSIS: The South African economy will be bolstered if Zuma falls
    South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma narrowly escaped a call from some...
    Is the SA Reserve Bank in danger of falling victim to state capture?
    Is the SA Reserve Bank in danger of falling victim to state capture?
    With the continued harassment of South...
    South Africa must accept reality and unburden itself from owning a national airline
    South Africa must accept reality and unburden itself from owning a national airline
    South Africa needs to accept the reality that the time when national airlines flew as carriers of national pride is a thing of the past. Some...
    South Africa is Africa's largest economy (again). But what does it mean?
    South Africa is Africa's largest economy (again). But what does it mean?
    South Africa has toppled Nigeria and reclaimed its status as the largest economy in...
    Why reaching and staying middle class is a lifetime challenge
    Why reaching and staying middle class is a lifetime challenge
    Many people are born into the middle class, but for those born in poverty the lifetime challenge is reaching middle class status.
    Zuma's grip on power is slipping
    Zuma's grip on power is slipping
    The cost to South Africa of the mistake in appointing Des van Rooyen as finance minister is completely overshadowed by the benefit of the...