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Amid directionless policy after 30 years of democracy, the country’s prospects continue to be driven by the whims of miners and their financiers

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Despite what some say about the Takatso deal’s collapse, the private sector has made strong inroads at public enterprises

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Can SAA soar without its wingman?

The government’s effort to nail down a strategic equity partner with fat pockets hasn’t worked out. But if the national carrier cleans up its financial act, it could still be in with a chance

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Treasury puts the brakes on a left turn

Some consider the decision to tap the forex reserve as a sign that the state can be swayed by the left. But the ANC-led government knows exactly how to neutralise progressive forces

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Tech is already being used to manipulate us

From Egypt to South Africa, fake accounts, bots and generative AI are manipulating African politics. And 2024 is a record year for elections

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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Economy braces for Trump 2.0

The American presidential hopeful’s world policies make him a bull in a china shop

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The NPA’s Kelly Khumalo problem

According to a legal expert, the singer should have been charged alongside the five accused

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