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Michelle Gumede

Michelle Gumede

    Mboweni to deliver budget in the face of massive debt and blackouts
    Mboweni to deliver budget in the face of massive debt and blackouts
    Finance Minister Tito Mboweni faces a balancing act ahead of his maiden budget on Wednesday to reassure investors over the country's troubled state-owned power utility without alienating union allies ahead of national elections....
    Starbucks' expansion runs out of steam in South Africa
    Starbucks' expansion runs out of steam in South Africa
    High operating costs and tight customer budgets have left US coffee giant Starbucks needing a caffeine hit after it abandoned ambitious expansion...
    Mboweni at budget crossroads
    Mboweni at budget crossroads
    Tito Mboweni faces an unenviable balancing act in his mid-term budget statement Wednesday, trying to reconcile the need to take control of sky-high...
    Obama warns of 'strange and uncertain times' in Mandela tribute
    Obama warns of 'strange and uncertain times' in Mandela tribute
    Former US president Barack Obama on Tuesday used a tribute to Nelson Mandela to warn that the world had plunged into "strange and uncertain times",...
    Inflation slows to 6.3% as fuel price falls
    Inflation slows to 6.3% as fuel price falls
    South African inflation slowed for the first time in seven months to 6.3% in March as fuel prices fell.