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Leaders need to grapple with the wicked problem of how to ease out of the lockdown

Can democracy be distance friendly?

Parliament and parliamentarians need to adjust their working procedures to ensure they are there for citizens during this crisis

Nigeria among world’s next economic powerhouses

Forget the Brics and the Civets, Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey are the new kids on the bloc, according to economists.

SA economy faces severe headwinds in 2014

Advanced economies have struggled to recover fully after the 2008 global financial crisis, and South Africa will remain on rocky terrain with them.

Grim outlook for jobs in short term

Unemployment is set to worsen globally, posing the risk of social unrest as inequality worsens.

Being pro-growth matters

Think-tank debating Africa and its future was surprisingly concordant, writes <b>Kevin Davie</b>.

IMF: World growth to slow before recovery

World economic growth is set to continue to slow in the second half of 2008 before a gradual recovery in 2009, the IMF said on Tuesday.

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‘Lost’ PPE: Morar a ‘player and ref’

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Signing a path to freedom for the deaf

If South African Sign Language is recognised as one of the country’s official languages, it will considerably ease many of the deaf community’s problems of access, education and equality.

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The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

Expert grant writer vacancy

The role of the grant writer is to work collaboratively with the HST bid team to conceptualise and write proposals for upcoming grant calls

Investment outlook beyond Covid-19

Opportunities for local business growth needed to be identified and strategically capitalised on, and we have to be really deliberate about that

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