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Debt relief won’t be a quick fix
Debt relief won’t be a quick fix
Low-income and over-indebted consumers may soon have the right to have their debt written off. The Debt Relief Bill, formerly known as the National...
Treasury permits cash-strapped SABC to take on more debt
Treasury permits cash-strapped SABC to take on more debt
Treasury has allowed the cash-strapped SABC to take on more debt to ease its current financial woes, Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has...
SABC debt close to R700m
SABC debt close to R700m
The SABC is currently close to R700-million in debt.
WATCH LIVE: Auditor-General releases municipal audit results
WATCH LIVE: Auditor-General releases municipal audit results
The latest report by National Treasury on the state of local government, titled The State of Local Government and Financial Management 2017, which was released on Tuesday shows that a total of 128 municipalities are in financial distress....
Editorial: Kick the credit habit, Africa
Editorial: Kick the credit habit, Africa
In 2011, the Zambian state owed $2-billion to external creditors. By the end of 2017, that figure had more than quadrupled, to $8.7-billion —...
Eskom signs R20bn credit facility amid 'unfortunate' downgrade
Eskom signs R20bn credit facility amid 'unfortunate' downgrade
Eskom has described the timing of Tuesday's downgrade of its long-term debt by S&P Global Ratings as "unfortunate", as it announced that it has...
Eskom board faces massive clean-up job
Eskom board faces massive clean-up job
Eskom has received a clean audit in its latest interim financial results released on Monday. Although auditors have cautioned the new board on its...
Debt collection’s not a dream job
Debt collection’s not a dream job
Sometimes you just catch people on a bad day. And no one knows this better than debt collectors.
IMF sounds alert over debt in largest economies
IMF sounds alert over debt in largest economies
For the first time in years the International Monetary Fund is optimistic about global...
Emerging market boom skips SA
Emerging market boom skips SA
South Africa finds itself as neglected as the red-headed stepchild in a world market ravenous for higher-risk investment destinations.
ConCourt rules on new owners' historical debt
ConCourt rules on new owners' historical debt
The Constitutional Court on Tuesday ruled that new home owners are not liable for historical debt taken over from previous owners.
The human cost of varsity debt
The human cost of varsity debt
In this, the second of a series, we speak to five young people who are struggling to pay their university fees while the education authorities and...

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