Economic Growth

Municipalities need youthful leaders

Midvaal mayor Bongani Baloyi shows the value of competent young leaders who prioritise accountability and challenge the status quo

A decade to achieve Vision 2030

The new year marks the countdown to reaching the goals set out in the development plan for the country

Strategic trends in Africa in 2019

Economic growth is on the up, but so is debt; foreign powers are circling and democracy is retreating, but people power continues

GDP and the valium economy

The numbers were up, by 3.1% from the first to second quarters, largely because Eskom kept the lights on

GDP still best indicator of wellbeing

New Zealand now has an alternative measure that’s less about money than people, but it may be missing the mark

Maiden Mboweni budget confirmed for Feb 20

Mboweni delivered the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement in October, a couple of weeks after Nhlanhla Nene resigned from the position

The macro tightrope

Balancing Zim's macro-economic environment to stimulate long-term growth

Transforming Zimbabwe to a Private Sector-Led Economy

The policy and institutional reforms proposed will shift perceptions - and the economy

Bridging the financial divide

The South African financial sector can play a powerful role in driving economic inclusion

Public-private partnership benefits East London

Mercedes-Benz Cars invests 600-million pounds in expansion of East London plant

Emerging market boom skips SA

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

Three reforms to boost SA’s economy

Boosting skills, hiking investment and slashing transport and communication costs will help spark growth

Latest

Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

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