Tshegofatso Mathe

Tshegofatso Mathe is a financial trainee journalist at the Mail & Guardian.

High hopes, not much dope in marijuana beer and gin

It’s now okay to smoke cannabis, or at least it’s legal as long as you don’t buy your supply. But what about drinking it?

Skint citizens shun market darlings

Unemployment, state debt and public sector burden and structural rigidities will affect growth

Illicit cigarette trade threatens 8 000 farm jobs

Even though there has been commitment to halt the production of illicit cigarettes, it is not happening fast enough

G&Ts will never be the same again

The South African gin industry has taken off and consumers are now spoilt for choice

Water stress sees tank sales soar

Figures supplied by the industry body, the Association of Rotational Moulders of Southern Africa, shows that growth last year was 28.7%.

Your guide to surviving 2019

Here’s our round-up of the outlook for electricity, taxes, fuel, wages and the economy

SA ducks colonial vibe: Turkey’s goose is cooked

The turkeys that make it to our shores are frozen, mostly from Brazil, but also from Canada, the United States and Chile

Eskom casts a pall over growth

'Electricity problems raise the risk that the growth we saw in the third-quarter will be short-lived'

The manufacturing sector helps lift SA out of a recession

The 2.2% growth in the gross domestic product in the third quarter equates to an annualised 1.1% improvement from a year ago

Taxes to ashes: The smoking gun

A new reports shows that the illegal cigarette trade is costing the fiscus — and the health department — billions

Illegal cigarette brand a top seller in SA

An Ipsos report says the sale of illegal cigarettes is on the increase

Press Releases

World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story