economic crisis

 
Make the SA economy work for graduates
Make the SA economy work for graduates
There is a lot of talk about the South African economy but not enough concrete economic policy recommendations. Even the treasury’s revised...
Ramaphosa promises light at the end of a gloomy economic tunnel
Ramaphosa promises light at the end of a gloomy economic tunnel
President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned South Africans of more belt-tightening as the economy continues to flounder.
Take action against church capture by cult leaders
Take action against church capture by cult leaders
I want shine a spotlight on a somewhat sensitive subject that is holding society at ransom — nefarious pastors and churches. Perhaps the...
South Africa fails to tap into immigration pot of gold
South Africa fails to tap into immigration pot of gold
Recent news reports indicate an ever-weakening South African economy, shocking unemployment levels and a worrying skills exodus. The taxpayer base...
Strangers are blamed for our burdens
Strangers are blamed for our burdens
In times of economic crisis, the flourishing of fear and ignorance always seems to coincide with the death of common sense and compassion. As...
Venezuela's former spy chief says Maduro could yet fall
Venezuela's former spy chief says Maduro could yet fall
Venezuela's former intelligence chief, Cristopher Figuera, who fled the country after backing a failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro in...
Economic crisis cuts swathe through Venezuela society
Economic crisis cuts swathe through Venezuela society
On an avenue in Maracaibo, the once-thriving heart of Venezuela's oil industry, the buses no longer run. Instead, people squeeze onto a dinky...
Long queues tell Zimbabwe's story of economic crisis and failing healthcare
Long queues tell Zimbabwe's story of economic crisis and failing healthcare
Arnold Gambe (76) is near the back of the snaking queue in Harare. He has stood here every day for the past week to get his government pension...
Mugabe woos Japanese investors during state visit
Mugabe woos Japanese investors during state visit
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Monday promised that Japanese investors in Zimbabwe would be treated in a "robust and effective manner",...
Economic crisis: ANC considers privatising Eskom
Economic crisis: ANC considers privatising Eskom
The head of ANC economic transformation believes freezing posts in the public service and privatising Eskom would go a long way toward restoring...
Ebola wreaks economic havoc as it tears through Africa
Ebola wreaks economic havoc as it tears through Africa
At a time when sub-Saharan Africa is one of few regions that continue to experience robust economic growth, the Ebola outbreak is taking a toll on...
Africa's poor still not riding the wave
Africa's poor still not riding the wave
Sub-Saharan Africa is set to grow by 5.6% this year, according to latest figures from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), with 18...

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