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Tshegofatso Mathe

Tshegofatso Mathe

Tshegofatso Mathe is a financial trainee journalist at the Mail & Guardian.
SA ducks colonial vibe: Turkey’s goose is cooked
SA ducks colonial vibe: Turkey’s goose is cooked
South Africans may have inherited many festive season traditions from the colonising north, including Santa, pine trees with tinsel, crackers and...
Eskom casts a pall over growth
Eskom casts a pall over growth
There was good news this week when gross domestic product (GDP) figures released by Statistics South Africa for the third quarter showed positive...
The manufacturing sector helps lift SA out of a recession
The manufacturing sector helps lift SA out of a recession
Sick and tired of living in a recession? Well, Statistics SA has good news for you. The economy grew by 2.2% in the third quarter this year,...
Taxes to ashes: The smoking gun
Taxes to ashes: The smoking gun
The government has been increasing taxes on cigarettes for years so it is no surprise to learn that the taxman gets R17 from a pack of 20 selling...
Illegal cigarette brand a top seller in SA
Illegal cigarette brand a top seller in SA
An illegal cigarette brand, RG, is now the biggest seller in the country, research released by the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa shows.