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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. 
    Consumers’ credit health shows signs of recovery
    Consumers’ credit health shows signs of recovery
    Times may appear tough, with troublesome politics and lacklustre economic growth but most consumers, judging by the extent to which they defaulted...
    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...
    Patel: Deconcentrate markets to give black entrepreneurs more opportunities
    Patel: Deconcentrate markets to give black entrepreneurs more opportunities
    The draft Competition Amendment Bill is one of the ways government seeks to bolster economic inclusion by allowing more players in the market, said...
    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...
    All eyes now on delegate credentials as ANC prepares to vote
    All eyes now on delegate credentials as ANC prepares to vote
    As the ANC opened its 54th national conference on Saturday, the decision taken by the national executive committee (NEC) to revoke the voting...
    Jo’burg’s taps might also run dry
    Jo’burg’s taps might also run dry
    It may be bucketing down, but Gauteng will remain water-insecure until 2025 and it may only be a matter of time until Johannesburg residents face...
    Eskom's Ingula, Africa's largest water-pumped power scheme, reaches completion
    Eskom's Ingula, Africa's largest water-pumped power scheme, reaches completion
    Nestled in the verdurous Drakensburg mountain range is Africa’s largest water-pumped electricity storage scheme. Ingula is more than just an...
    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...
    Tourists – and South Africans – discover Soweto Airbnb
    Tourists – and South Africans – discover Soweto Airbnb
    It’s business as usual in Soweto’s famous Vilakazi Street as tourists scurry between the museums and restaurants. Tourists continue to flock...
    Can Black Friday repel festive Grinch?
    Can Black Friday repel festive Grinch?
    Have the Guptas stolen Christmas? Consumer confidence is so low that some may be wondering whether the infamous family has captured the festive...
    Saudi tensions could increase SA fuel prices
    Saudi tensions could increase SA fuel prices
    The recent political upheaval in Saudi Arabia will lead to South African motorists paying an additional 70 to 80 cents more for fuel in December....
    Treasury yet to find the billions to fund #FeesMustFall
    Treasury yet to find the billions to fund #FeesMustFall
    Free education for all qualifying students at university and technical and vocational education (TVET) colleges will cost between R17.7-billion and...