It’s a Khaltsha thing: Khayelitsha’s growing middle class
/ 22 January 2022

It’s a Khaltsha thing: Khayelitsha’s growing middle class

In a few years the township will ‘disappear’, and Khayelitsha will become a city, believes one local entrepreneur

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2022: A return to normality or more economic uncertainty?
/ 5 January 2022

2022: A return to normality or more economic uncertainty?

Covid-19 cast the economy adrift, but a less punishing new phase of the pandemic could set it back on track

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South Africa’s growing social unrest proving as big a threat to growth
/ 8 December 2021

South Africa’s growing social unrest proving as big a threat to growth

Third quarter GDP numbers have interrupted a four quarter economic growth streak because of the July unrest.

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As Reserve Bank eyes inflation, jobs suffer
/ 27 November 2021

As Reserve Bank eyes inflation, jobs suffer

The central bank has been criticised for hiking interest rates to the detriment of employment

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Reserve Bank green-lights interest rate lift-off
/ 18 November 2021

Reserve Bank green-lights interest rate lift-off

The decision to hike the repo rate by 25 basis points comes in the wake of red-hot inflation in advanced economies and fears policymakers will start to dial back on accommodative measures

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Consolidating government finances is a tall order
/ 8 August 2021

Consolidating government finances is a tall order

Ramaphosa needs to build broad political consensus if he is to have any chance of pursuing his fiscal and structural reform agenda

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