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Will job creation schemes fix the unemployment crisis?

Experts say there is no evidence yet to show that government-funded employment schemes work long term

Why a trickle-down approach to vaccine access is not a viable strategy

The world cannot afford ‘safe havens’ in which the virus can thrive and evolve and threaten us all

Dreams of Covid recovery dashed by rising unemployment

According to Statistics South Africa, the unemployment rate reached 32.5% in the last months of 2020 — the highest since the quarterly labour-force survey began

Eskom makes proposals to protect the poor from power price hikes

On Tuesday energy regulator Nersa announced that it would allow the ailing power utility to recover an additional R10-billion through tariffs.

Eskom electricity hikes won’t shock SA’s battered economy — De Ruyter

During a podcast discussion, the ailing power utility’s chief executive said there would be efforts to avoid further hurting distressed businesses

Sona 2021: Ramaphosa offers a hope that his own party seeks to destroy

The president focuses on the economy and Covid-19 in his 2021 Sona, but his pledge of SA’s rebirth is undermined by corruption and factionalism

Richard Calland: Fascism is the post-pandemic threat

Conditions in South Africa and elsewhere are fertile ground for big-man authoritarian populism to take root

Covid-19 and beyond

As the world moves into a recovery period, we must not forget the least developed countries

Buy local to support the South African economy

Building a domestic market for local goods not only creates employment, but also makes South Africa a more resilient market forc

How Africa can curb illicit financial flows to strengthen economies post Covid-19

The AfCFTA is set to be implemented at the same time as the globe tackles post-Covid-19 recovery. Deeping continental integration can help to boost economies, particularly if stemming illicit financial flows is prioritised

Infrastructure key to economic recovery — Ramaphosa

The governing party wants localisation at the centre of its infrastructure-led strategy

Q&A Sessions: A focused recovery plan will guide us — Trudi Makhaya

Trudi Makhaya, the president’s economic adviser, talks to Tshegofatso Mathe about her upbringing, favourite books, Covid-19 and solutions to get our country out of its economic stagnation, family, reading, books, literature

What a sustainable Covid-19 recovery could look like

Bioeconomy — using renewable biological resources — will allow Africa to transform its systems and create a viable economic future, global warming

Business confidence index shows improvement in September

The business climate and South Africa's economic momentum remain restrained

Infrastructure at the heart of Ramaphosa’s plan to boost the economy

President Cyril Ramaphosa promises a 'fundamentally' transformed approach to the rollout of infrastructure projects in his new stimulus package

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