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Mboweni weaponises ‘mini-budget’
Mboweni weaponises ‘mini-budget’
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni — 50 minutes late, it has to be said — began his briefing to journalists who were in the lock-up ahead of...
​Conscious leadership is the solution to the world’s problems
​Conscious leadership is the solution to the world’s problems
“Conscious leadership is particularly important,” said Dr Saul Klein in an interview with the Mail & Guardian. He was the keynote...
Upmarket homes take price hit
Upmarket homes take price hit
The slowing economy has resulted in residential sales in the luxury end of the market — above R3-million — falling into deflation in...
A year after Mnangagwa's election, old woes haunt Zimbabwe
A year after Mnangagwa's election, old woes haunt Zimbabwe
Langton Chiwocha chose Emmerson Mnangagwa among 23 candidates in Zimbabwe's presidential elections a year ago.
SA’s GDP slumps to its lowest in a decade
SA’s GDP slumps to its lowest in a decade
South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) declined by 3.2% in the first quarter of 2019, the largest quarterly drop in GDP in 10 years, with...
Ramaphosa’s reforms not certain
Ramaphosa’s reforms not certain
The election results — regardless of whether or not the ruling ANC gets a solid majority from voters — are unlikely to move the needle...
Voting sheepishly (but not like a sheep)
Voting sheepishly (but not like a sheep)
Everyone was dressed warmly.
How Sudan’s economic crisis had a role in protests that toppled al-Bashir
How Sudan’s economic crisis had a role in protests that toppled al-Bashir
The trigger for the demonstrations that brought the downfall of President Omar al-Bashir in April was the trebling of the...
Asian markets plunge as Trump threatens to hike China tariffs
Asian markets plunge as Trump threatens to hike China tariffs
President Donald Trump sent Asian markets plunging on Monday after threatening to hike tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods at the end of the...
Editorial: Keep building democracy
Editorial: Keep building democracy
In the absence of a “None of the above” option on the ballot papers in next week’s general election, many, many South Africans may feel...
ARCHIVES: SA economy is stuck in the political mud
ARCHIVES: SA economy is stuck in the political mud
The backdrop for the 2019 general elections is an economy in crisis. With record unemployment and persistent low growth, the country’s economy is...

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