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SA Reserve Bank wins court bid against Public Protector
SA Reserve Bank wins court bid against Public Protector
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has won its application to have the Public Protector's remedial action to change its constitutional mandate...
Cellphone costs are a wake-up call
Cellphone costs are a wake-up call
Oddly enough, committing to a two-year cellphone contract is not really an angst-ridden experience for most South Africans.
Forget Zuma, jobs are the issue
Forget Zuma, jobs are the issue
The news that Jacob Zuma survived another vote of no confidence was not the worst news of the week. The worst news was arguably the unemployment...
Audit watchdog sharpens its fangs
Audit watchdog sharpens its fangs
While the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) is busy with its investigation of the major auditing firm KPMG, it can’t say much.
Uncertainty is now SA’s ‘new normal’
Uncertainty is now SA’s ‘new normal’
No confidence. This summed up consumer and investor sentiment in the country ahead of this week’s motion in Parliament against President Jacob...
SA’s poser: Technology vs wages
SA’s poser: Technology vs wages
Although technology is making capital cheaper, policies such as the national minimum wage will make labour more expensive. What does this mean for...
Lobolo: Saving for the price of love
Lobolo: Saving for the price of love
The rule of thumb when investing is to separate matters of money and affairs of the heart, but there’s one big exception to that: lobolo.
Heads in the sand over Gupta listing
Heads in the sand over Gupta listing
The controversial Gupta family stands accused of inflating the share price of their mining company just before it began to trade on the JSE, but...
Stockpiles of cash 'ripe for reinvestment'
Stockpiles of cash 'ripe for reinvestment'
The cash reserves that South Africa’s largest firms are sitting on have soared in recent years, according to new research examining the investment...
Is the era of parastatal paralysis over?
Is the era of parastatal paralysis over?
The dramatic and swift overhaul of the SABC by the new board could signal that it is the first domino to fall in clearing out the rot at corrupted...
Building the case for day hospitals
Building the case for day hospitals
It is not in a leafy, tree-lined suburb or a slick urban centre.
OECD check-up shows SA’s not well
OECD check-up shows SA’s not well
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) this week released its 2017 economic survey on South Africa, which includes data...
Samsung's explosive earnings see it overtake Apple
Samsung's explosive earnings see it overtake Apple
South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics posted record-breaking earnings Thursday, putting it on course to better rival Apple's quarterly profits...
Africa is fertile ground for fintech
Africa is fertile ground for fintech
Fintech in Africa is generating some of the loudest buzz and attracting the brightest minds and most generous budgetary allocations the continent has...

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