Economic Freedom

Private interests bedevil ANC’s ‘new dawn’

Social justice must be Cyril Ramaphosa’s focus, resisting the corrupting influence of big business

The old ways have not worked for us

Africa needs to find new strategies to achieve ‘economic freedom’ and  ‘decolonisation’.

​16 Days will be followed by positive action

The prevention of gender-based violence must become the starting point and not an afterthought.

Election craze: Top five politically related products online

From EFF berets to ballot papers from the 1994 elections, here are online store's top items being bought ahead of the polls.

Khaya Dlanga: Is a post-racial South Africa possible?

Tension between the different races will always be an issue if we don't address the economic challenges we face in our country, says Khaya Dlanga.

The Mahlabatini Declaration forty years on

The ideals of the Mahlabatini Declaration of Faith were integrated into the Constitution, but many are still waiting for their practical fulfillment.

Transparency will help Africa help itself

Many say that the vast earnings of many African countries from oil, gas and mining show that the focus on aid to Africa is misguided.

SA must build economic democracy

Sharing the South Africa's wealth more equally will ameliorate the growing discontent on the mines, writes David Le Page.

Malema: The ANC should fear a man with nothing to lose

If he launches a party, Julius Malema might not win at the next elections but he still is dangerous for the ANC. Khaya Dlanga explains why.

Julius Malema launches party political platform

Despite legal and financial woes, former ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema looks set to re-enter politics.

Reality check on hype is needed

All the gushing about growth largely ignores the continent's political risks and challenges, says Dianna Games.

ANCYL: Malema’s ‘bloodcurdling’ remarks not worthy of a leader

The ANC Youth League has lashed out at expelled president Julius Malema for calling the league's deputy president Ronald Lamola a "traitor".


Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences