Economic Policies

Rethinking economics for Africa is a duty

Students must start a formal process to reform curriculums and fill gaps in a unitary approach

​SA takes tentative steps towards economic recovery

The political turmoil aside, there are positive signs that the country is heading for better times.

SA has incoherent economic policies, says CDE report

There is no common and coherent view in the government's three major economic policies, says the Centre for Development and Enterprise.

SA’s global relations stance directly affects its economy

Some of the policy proposals to be debated by the ANC at its leadership conference in Mangaung have been discussed publicly.

Vision 2030 faces Cabinet uphill

Researchers say ministerial disregard for policies does not bode well for the plan. Lynley Donnelly reports.

SA requires nuance and local focus

Saleem Mowzer takes issue with the Mail&G who he believe published articles that reveal preconceived and rigid ideas on economic matters.

Toyi-toying with the economy

When President Jacob Zuma announced his Cabinet there was some curiosity about how economic policy would work.


Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

Press Releases

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

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

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.