South Africa on weak footing amid global recession fears
/ 22 June 2022

South Africa on weak footing amid global recession fears

A deep downturn is unlikely, analysts say. But, if it does happen, another recession will be even more difficult to recover from

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Commodity prices buoy South Africa amid China’s slow growth blow
/ 10 May 2022

Commodity prices buoy South Africa amid China’s slow growth blow

South Africa’s fate is tied to China’s, but war-related disruptions in the global energy market keep exports going

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How to rescue SA’s ailing economy
/ 10 January 2021

How to rescue SA’s ailing economy

2020 was a challenging year for everybody, with no growth forecast in the economy, fears of a deep recession and a jobs bloodbath. Three experts contextualise this situation, focusing on what can be done in 2021 to slow down the spiral into an economic abyss

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Jury’s out on green recovery
/ 9 July 2020

Jury’s out on green recovery

Public-private partnerships and big infrastructure builds have been suggested as ways to boost South Africa’s flagging economy. Another option to consider is green bonds, which would also help achieve climate crisis goals

Editorial: The Western enablers  of global corruption
/ 24 January 2020

Editorial: The Western enablers of global corruption

The Luanda Leaks, publicised late on Sunday evening, have vividly outlined the scale of the business empire of Isabel dos Santos, daughter of the former president of Angola, José Eduardo dos Santos. Isabel dos Santos and her husband, Sindika Dokolo — who together are worth more than $2.2-billion — have stakes in more than 400 […]