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Rampahosa's SONA stokes hope of economic revival
Rampahosa's SONA stokes hope of economic revival
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s first state of the nation address has ignited hopes of a strong economic recovery under his leadership.
Suspended Eskom executive Matshela Koko resigns
Suspended Eskom executive Matshela Koko resigns
Suspended Eskom executive, Matshela Koko has resigned.
Sars gets wise to prophet taking
Sars gets wise to prophet taking
Pretoria showgrounds, Sunday. Church is in service and tens of thousands of people are seated in the main hall, and thousands more watch on large...
New kids boom on the blockchain
New kids boom on the blockchain
The future of a little-known South African-born start-up got infinitely brighter last week when, in just 20 seconds, investors reportedly poured a...
Reports erode faith in Resilient
Reports erode faith in Resilient
Three separate analyst reports in the last 11 days highlight serious concerns about the JSE-listed Resilient Group. The most alarming allegation is...
The Budget will test Cyril’s mettle
The Budget will test Cyril’s mettle
As the dust settles after almost two weeks of uncertainty regarding the fate of Jacob Zuma, President Cyril Ramaphosa must face the unfinished...
​Ramaphosa faces a tough job ahead
​Ramaphosa faces a tough job ahead
There may be a general expectation from South Africans at large that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will fix the economy, however analysts are...
​The rand hits R11.81 as Zuma remains defiant on stepping down
​The rand hits R11.81 as Zuma remains defiant on stepping down
The rand strengthened from R11.84 to R11.81 against the US dollar at 15:16 on Wednesday, as President Jacob Zuma said in an interview the African...
Solidary joins forces with Chamber of Mines in mining charter court battle
Solidary joins forces with Chamber of Mines in mining charter court battle
As the court process between the South African Chamber of Mines and Minister of Mineral Resources Mosebenzi Zwane is set to be heard by Deputy...
Unemployment lower, but black women, the youth remain the most vulnerable
Unemployment lower, but black women, the youth remain the most vulnerable
The latest unemployment statistics from StatsSA show that South Africa’s unemployment rate declined to 26.7% in the fourth quarter last year from...
Tulip mania: The classic story of a Dutch financial bubble is mostly wrong
Tulip mania: The classic story of a Dutch financial bubble is mostly wrong
Right now, it’s Bitcoin. But in the past we’ve had dotcom stocks, the 1929 crash, 19th-century railways and the South Sea Bubble of 1720. All these were...
Rand steady on Zuma exit standoff
Rand steady on Zuma exit standoff
The rand held steady in early trade on Tuesday following news that the ANC had given President Jacob Zuma an ultimatum to step down.
The rand is on the up and up amid expectation of Zuma recall
The rand is on the up and up amid expectation of Zuma recall
As South Africans await the expected announcement of President Jacob Zuma’s recall from the presidency, the rand has been trading stronger at...

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