DEBT

SABC debt close to R700m

The SABC’s financial situation is dire says SABC board chairperson Bongumusa Makhathini

WATCH LIVE: Auditor-General releases municipal audit results

Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu will report back on the audit results of the country’s municipalities for the 2016/2017 financial year

Editorial: Kick the credit habit, Africa

'Like a compulsive shopper using one credit card to pay off another, too many African governments are taking on too much debt far too casually'

Eskom signs R20bn credit facility amid ‘unfortunate’ downgrade

​S&P Global Ratings has again downgraded the long-term debt of Eskom

Eskom board faces massive clean-up job

Although auditors have cautioned the new board on its financial health, the newly appointed board is positive that it can turn things around

Debt collection’s not a dream job

The really tough business of smooth talking money from empty pockets

IMF sounds alert over debt in largest economies

For the first time in years the IMF is optimistic about global economic growth, but debt is mounting in the world's largest countries.

Emerging market boom skips SA

Foreign investors are dumping local equities, though an interest in bonds is helping out the treasury

ConCourt rules on new owners’ historical debt

"The high court application saw property owners take on Tshwane and Ekurhuleni for cutting municipal services to home owners who had inherited debt."

Debt gobbles teachers’ pensions

Educators want to draw on funds while they are working, rather than resigning to get money

The human cost of varsity debt

Five students tell of their struggles to get funding to make their career dreams a reality.

South Africa has a new energy plan. But will it break the bank?

The recently updated Integrated Resource Plan calls for significant investment in South Africa's power supply. But can the country afford it?

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it