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The price of populism

The mistakes of the past should inform the politics of the future to ensure transformation, equality and economic growth

Putting Thuma Mina into action

SMMEs require collateral to get going and thrive: trust is the key

Kganyago: Too soon to tell if SA economy is in the clear

​Even though South Africa has got off to a positive start this year, it is too early to tell that the country is on a new growth trajectory

North West’s economy inspires confidence

'We are pleased to report that our economy grew above the national average in the last three quarters'

Things are not that bad but Ramaphosa has work to do

Although business and confidence levels may be high, Ramaphosa has to tackle a 26.7% youth unemployment rate and soaring inequality levels.

Will Trumpenstein wreck or bless?

The president-elect’s victory speech was encouraging but his temperament keeps everyone guessing.

Buhari row reveals ‘kitchen cabinet’

Economic uncertainty has gripped Nigeria as promised reforms fail to materialise

Gender equality is a right, but it’s about economic growth too

In each of the SADC's 15 member countries, millions of women traders are putting SADC's vision into practice.

Global fall in oil prices affects Nigerian naira

Nigeria toughens currency trading curbs to slow down the depreciation of the naira following the collapse of global oil prices.

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The companies making the non-invasive devices, which will create jobs and are cheaper than other types, include car and diving manufacturers

Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

Press Releases

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

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