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Mike Cohen

Mike Cohen

    Zille's views on colonialism are set to divide the DA
    Zille's views on colonialism are set to divide the DA
    The Democratic Alliance is in a quandary over whether to discipline its former leader, Helen Zille, after she appeared to defend colonialism in a...
    Banks go on the offensive to parry political attacks
    Banks go on the offensive to parry political attacks
    South Africa’s banks have gone on the offensive after being criticised by some politicians over their lending practices and records in addressing...
    SA faces continent's wrath as xenophobia rears its head again
    SA faces continent's wrath as xenophobia rears its head again
    A resurgence of anti-immigrant violence has sparked outrage in other African countries and spurred calls for more to be done to stamp out xenophobia....
    Conspiracy, disinformation and Zuma-Gordhan fight loom over budget
    Conspiracy, disinformation and Zuma-Gordhan fight loom over budget
    A year after President Jacob Zuma began feuding with his Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan over control of the nation’s purse strings, the conflict...
    Competition Commission seeks to fine banks for rigging rand
    Competition Commission seeks to fine banks for rigging rand
    The Competition Commission said it found that more than a dozen international and local banks colluded to manipulate foreign-currency trades and...
    Battered Zuma gambles on populist shift to ensure survival
    Battered Zuma gambles on populist shift to ensure survival
    With his time as leader of the ANC running out, President Jacob Zuma is gambling that a raft of populist measures can bolster his grassroots...
    ANALYSIS: Ramaphosa makes his play in the presidential succession race
    ANALYSIS: Ramaphosa makes his play in the presidential succession race
    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa appears to have hit the campaign trail for the leadership of the ruling ANC, criticising the way it’s being...
    Increased education spending bears fruit as pass rate climbs
    Increased education spending bears fruit as pass rate climbs
    The national school pass rate rose for the first time in three years as the government boosted spending on education and teachers got to grips with...
    Reserve Bank leaves repo rate unchanged, warns of risks to the rand
    Reserve Bank leaves repo rate unchanged, warns of risks to the rand
    The Reserve Bank left borrowing costs unchanged for a fourth straight meeting even as it warned risks to the rand and inflation may force it to...
    NEWS ANALYSIS: Zuma’s waning power exposed by stalled nuclear plan
    NEWS ANALYSIS: Zuma’s waning power exposed by stalled nuclear plan
    Government's decision to stall plans championed by President Jacob Zuma to build nuclear plants has exposed his waning authority.
    Unemployment rises to its highest level in more than a decade
    Unemployment rises to its highest level in more than a decade
    South Africa’s unemployment rate rose to the highest in over a decade in the third quarter as more people started looking for employment.
    Government delays nuclear plant plans as economy stagnates
    Government delays nuclear plant plans as economy stagnates
    South Africa delayed plans to build new nuclear power plants over concern about their cost and the waning demand for additional electricity as...