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A drained state hurts the economy

And there are fewer journalists to hold policymakers accountable for this decline

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Budget 2024: Jury’s still out on tax hikes

The budget is expected to lay out plans to raise R15bn in revenue, amid a commodity-induced slump

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The Fiscal Cliff: Shallow state purse deepens jobs crisis

In this instalment of The Fiscal Cliff – a Mail & Guardian series on how South Africa’s budget has been shaped – Sarah Smit considers the intimate link between the country’s ultra-high unemployment rate and austerity

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EFF manifesto: Freedom from the economic fight?

Some believe the Red Berets could pull the government too far to the left, but its lack of ideological clarity suggests otherwise

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Ill workers file class-action suits against coal mining giants

They allege they contracted incurable lung diseases while working on mines and want compensation for the harm caused to their health

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Sibanye Stillwater job cuts ‘basically done’, says Froneman

In an interview, Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman also refutes the view that South Africa’s biggest mining employer is overextended

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SA tech entrepreneurs head to Dublin

Start-ups that won the Irish Tech Challenge want to expand their enterprises to the European Union

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‘Nervous’ SA miners brace for tough time

Domestic constraints on the industry may be easing, but this will do little to counteract the effect of the commodity price slump

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