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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...
Flailing giant Eskom a threat to SA
Flailing giant Eskom a threat to SA
Is Eskom, and by extension the country, facing a financial reckoning? The beleaguered utility is deemed to be too big to fail, given the government’s exposure to its debt and the fact that it is the economy’s major supplier of power....
Parastatal waste equals tax shortfall
Parastatal waste equals tax shortfall
The R50‑billion shortfall in tax revenue that the treasury will need to find elsewhere to plug the budget gap is close to how much state-owned...
Cape Town races to beat Day Zero
Cape Town races to beat Day Zero
The R321 cuts straight through the centre of the Theewaterskloof Dam in Caledon. Before you approach the bridge that traverses the water, the scene...
'How Eskom paid Tegeta to go treasure hunting for coal'
'How Eskom paid Tegeta to go treasure hunting for coal'
Business rescue practitioner Piers Marsden alleges that Eskom paid Gupta-owned Tegeta for coal, even though the company had not yet acquired...

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