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​Thulebona Mhlanga

​Thulebona Mhlanga

Thulebona Mhlanga is financial trainee journalist  at the Mail & Guardian, currently enrolled for a masters in politics at the University of Johannesburg. In addition to her fervent interest in business writing, reading and educating others around issues of financial literacy, she volunteers her time to projects assisting women and promoting social justice. 
    SA cities need to unclog their bureaucracy drains to let business flow
    SA cities need to unclog their bureaucracy drains to let business flow
    While South Africans continue to battle with rising unemployment, poverty and inequality, a World Bank report on doing business in South Africa...
    Spicy atchar turns a hot profit
    Spicy atchar turns a hot profit
    At the heart of Fordsburg in Johannesburg is Dragon City, where traders source many of their products.
    Tobacco ‘epidemic’ in Africa fuelled by fewer filters
    Tobacco ‘epidemic’ in Africa fuelled by fewer filters
    Many African countries with poor tobacco controls are an attractive destination for cigarette companies, according to a study on trends in the...
    Bleeding SA turns to Ramaphosa
    Bleeding SA turns to Ramaphosa
    The government has not been sitting on its hands since the announcement on Tuesday that the country is in a technical recession, the treasury’s...
    Banyana ace in the land down under
    Banyana ace in the land down under
    Nearly 10 years ago, a relatively unknown Refiloe “Fifi” Jane was plucked from obscurity to take part in the Gauteng Future Champions games. It...
    Low mobile data prices forecast
    Low mobile data prices forecast
    After years and years of complaints by South Africans about high data prices, new offering Rain Mobile is likely to shake up the market with prices...
    Slice of life: You never know who is watching
    Slice of life: You never know who is watching
    For me to play for Banyana Banyana, I was spotted in December 2011 at the Discovery Tournament in Soweto.
    Transnet records growth in profits despite axe hanging over CEO’s head
    Transnet records growth in profits despite axe hanging over CEO’s head
    Transnet has reported a more than 75% increase in net profits to 4.9-billion this year, up from last year’s R2.8-billion. The state rail, port...
    Learn to code – for free – and get a job
    Learn to code – for free – and get a job
    A school that will teach anyone who can pass a few tests to code and at no cost may seem too good to be true. Add that those who pass the tests are...
    SARS working on restoring credibility and trust — Kingon
    SARS working on restoring credibility and trust — Kingon
    Acting South African Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Mark Kingon is faced with the grim task of restoring the revenue collectors’ credibility...
    Attitudes harden over Implats job loss threat
    Attitudes harden over Implats job loss threat
    Platinum giant Impala says it has to cut 13 000 jobs to remain in business, leading government to accuse it of being reckless and a union to...
    RDP house buyers beware
    RDP house buyers beware
    Gauteng’s housing backlog is estimated at 500 000 units — and illegal sales of RDP houses are in the tens of thousands.