Economic Recovery

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

​SA takes tentative steps towards economic recovery

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

SARB: SA’s recovery driven by household spending

The Reserve Bank says South Africa's economy has been recovering since its lowest point in August 2009, mainly driven by household spending.

SA’s economic recovery not strong, says Nene

SA's economic recovery is not sustainable yet and is still relying on loose monetary and expansionary fiscal policies, says deputy finance minister.

US, UK face double dip

Central banks warn that pace of economic recovery is likely to be slow and 'choppy'.

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Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

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.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it