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Facing SA’s fiscal failure
Facing SA’s fiscal failure
Attention is firmly fixed on the coming round of sovereign debt rating decisions. Whatever the outcome of these reviews, it is clear that in the...
Zuma vows government will continue supporting embattled SAA
Zuma vows government will continue supporting embattled SAA
The government will continue supporting South African Airways (SAA) as the airline rebuilds itself, President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday.
No money = no free fees, no health aid
No money = no free fees, no health aid
Discussing how to fund free higher education, or even the long-mooted National Health Insurance (NHI), seems a lot like rearranging the deck chairs...
Eskom default risks contagion
Eskom default risks contagion
The South African Reserve Bank has flagged the risks that the weak state-owned enterprises (SOEs) pose not only to the government’s finances but...
Grey skies still cloud Zim economy
Grey skies still cloud Zim economy
Upheaval in Zimbabwe may mark the end of Robert Mugabe’s financially devastating reign, but analysts say it does not signal an awakening from the...
Tech colleges need better support
Tech colleges need better support
The much-anticipated Heher Commission report on free higher education says the state cannot afford free education for university students but...
EU chicken dumping starves Africa
EU chicken dumping starves Africa
The European Union has a long and shameful history of abusive agricultural trade practices directed at Africa and other developing regions. Its...
Africa buys into nuclear dream
Africa buys into nuclear dream
While questions swirl around the progress of South Africa’s nuclear plans, Russia’s state nuclear agency Rosatom is losing no time in selling...
Regulation reins in tax havens
Regulation reins in tax havens
Ho hum. Another day, another leak showing how big companies, the rich and the famous make use of tax havens. These leaks have become commonplace in...
Bulls shrug off bitcoin bubble
Bulls shrug off bitcoin bubble
In March 2014 United States tycoon and master investor Warren Buffett dismissed bitcoin as a mirage. At that time one bitcoin, a virtual currency,...
Ben Martins denies Gupta ‘tea party’ with Eskom legal head
Ben Martins denies Gupta ‘tea party’ with Eskom legal head
Deputy Public Enterprises Minister Ben Martins has denied meeting suspended Eskom head of legal Suzanne Daniels with Ajay Gupta and Duduzane Zuma...
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....
Gigaba announces that Zuma will set up inquiry into SARS
Gigaba announces that Zuma will set up inquiry into SARS
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has asked President Jacob Zuma to set up an urgent judicial inquiry into tax administration and governance at the SA...
Zim’s house of cards is teetering
Zim’s house of cards is teetering
If you are worried that South Africa’s economy is going down the plughole, there’s nothing like a few weeks in Zimbabwe to boost one’s...

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