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‘Localisation, localisation, localisation’: Ramaphosa delivers a business-friendly Sona

The president’s focus is on fixing the economy — infrastructure build and local manufacturing are two priority areas

It’s time for a Great Reset of capitalism

The Covid-19 pandemic provides a chance to reflect on, reimagine and reset the global economic system

The crisis can ‘galvanise all of us to eradicate inequality’

To lessen the damage being wrought by the lockdown, the coronavirus budget mixed increased grants with more money for infrastructure and to keep businesses

A chance to ‘reimagine South Africa’

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to announce the government's long-awaited economic stimulus plan to deal with the effects of Covid-19. The key will be getting loans for a stimulus without ‘selling’ the country.

How do we get beyond ‘business as usual’ after the pandemic?

Charles Eisenstein’s book, Sacred Economics, offers some practical alternatives to neoliberal capitalism

‘We must not be complacent’ — Ramaphosa extends lockdown by two weeks

President Cyril Ramaphosa extends the national lockdown by another two weeks to curb new Covid-19 infections, assuring South Africans that some businesses will be allowed to operate

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‘Captured’ water utility exec holes up

Thami Hlongwa seems to be in hiding after a blacklisted technology company scored millions from Umgeni Water and the owner was murdered

Q&A Sessions: ‘Media isn’t dying, it’s changing’

Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa, chief executive of global internet company Naspers, has held senior posts in investment and development banking. She tells Tshegofatso Mathe about her family life in Soweto and her career, including with Cyril Ramaphosa before he went back to politics

Eight things you need to know about the vaccine rollout

About 80 000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine have arrived in South Africa out of the nine million procured — 300 000 to 500 000 are expected to arrive within two months

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