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Tshegofatso Mathe

Lockdown chomps chicken profits

Tightened belts meant South Africans ate 19% less chicken last year, and local farmers say dumped imports and the hard lockdown have hurt their businesses

Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged

The South African Reserve Bank cautioned that if it was not for load-shedding, the country’s economy could have been stronger

SAPS’ misplaced financial priorities inhibit it from tackling commercial crimes

The SAPS has received more than R500-billion over the past five years, yet commercial crime cases such as Steinhoff drag on

Covid steals jobs, equality from women

PwC’s Women in Work Index says governments and businesses must tackle causes of inequality

Rapid inoculation will decrease SA’s jobless rate

Research by retail bank BNP Paribas estimates that unemployment will linger for longer in emerging markets

Millers pay for duty-free wheat quota

The South African Revenue Services didn’t gazette the EU quota rates for about month, with no reasons given – and then suddenly published them

The EFF questions Dlodlo’s authority over the department of state security

Minister of State Security Ayanda Dlodlo denied allegations of incompetence over her handling of the Project Justice bombshell

We will find resources to ensure the Zondo commission completes its work — Lamola

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says his department will ensure the state capture commission is afforded the financial resources to complete its work, despite the treasury’s uncertainty

Tshiamiso Trust makes due on silicosis payout

Beneficiaries will now be able to apply to get money from the settlement almost two years after the Johannesburg high court ruled on the matter.

Financial sector increases its government debt to 22%

The banking sector will be in a vulnerable position if the national treasury does not stabilise its debt

Remote working: Bosses want ‘bums on seats’

Many workers, including managers, like working remotely, but research shows it can be tough on most other employees.

Q&A Sessions: ‘Media isn’t dying, it’s changing’

Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa, chief executive of global internet company Naspers, has held senior posts in investment and development banking. She tells Tshegofatso Mathe about her family life in Soweto and her career, including with Cyril Ramaphosa before he went back to politics

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