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Tebogo Tshwane

Tebogo Tshwane

Tebogo Tshwane is an Adamela Trust financial journalism trainee at the Mail & Guardian. She was previously a general news intern at Eyewitness News and a current affairs show presenter at the Voice of Wits FM. Tshwane is passionate about socioeconomic issues and understanding how macroeconomic activities affect ordinary people. She holds a journalism honours degree from Wits University. 
    Eskom has a problem, a R20-billion problem
    Eskom has a problem, a R20-billion problem
    Floundering power utility Eskom says its situation is dire and it needs R20-billion to keep the lights on until March.
    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...
    Challenging economic environment an obstacle to implementing NDP
    Challenging economic environment an obstacle to implementing NDP
    South Africa requires consistent investment of between 20% and 25% of the GDP to achieve the goals of the National Development Plan on growth and...
    Slice of Life: Cyril, he’s a man of the people
    Slice of Life: Cyril, he’s a man of the people
    I’ve been a driver for 15 years. I started in 2002 because I wanted to travel.
    Good times – and good business – outside Nasrec
    Good times – and good business – outside Nasrec
    No accreditation? No problem. There’s another world outside the Nasrec expo centre where a huge number of ANC branch members, local business...
    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...
    Tax burden falls on a few firms
    Tax burden falls on a few firms
    A mere 340 companies are responsible for the majority of tax contributions made by the corporate sector.
    Sars: Tough economic times undercut tax returns
    Sars: Tough economic times undercut tax returns
    The latest tax statistics show revenue collection remains buoyed by personal income tax contributions, while growth in corporate income tax and...
    Consumers fret over debit orders
    Consumers fret over debit orders
    A quick search on Twitter for your bank and the word “debit” will lead you to a host of complaints from customers who claim money was taken...
    Wits Med school hit by racism claim
    Wits Med school hit by racism claim
    On Monday, the University of the Witwatersrand’s medical school class of 2017 stood on the Great Hall steps in their white coats to have their...
    Student loan plan shot down
    Student loan plan shot down
    Critics of the Heher commission’s report on tertiary education funding reform say the proposals rely unrealistically on the goodwill of private...
    Tech colleges need better support
    Tech colleges need better support
    The much-anticipated Heher Commission report on free higher education says the state cannot afford free education for university students but...