Economic week ahead: Gordhan’s mid-term budget statement

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget statement, in which growth and fiscal projections will be updated, is the big item on the economic calendar.

Greece hit by strikes over national broadcaster’s closure

Unions in Greece have gone on a strike in protest over the government's decision to shut down its public broadcaster as part of cost-cutting measures.

EU meet to finalise Cyprus bailout

Eurozone and EU finance ministers will meet in Dublin to conclude a Cyprus bailout and consider extending debt repayments for Portugal and Ireland.

Gordhan lauds SA’s economy despite stifling monetary policy

The SA Reserve Bank has done well to balance economic growth and job creation while pursuing its mandate to monitor inflation, says Pravin Gordhan.

Cyprus: Shackled to a zombie economy

As Europe stumbles from crisis to crisis, it might be a good time for Cyprus to ditch the currency.

Cyprus turns to Russia as crisis grows

A eurozone bailout seems unlikely, and plans to keep Cypriots banks afloat are getting desperate.

Cyprus tweaks bailout plan as meltdown looms

Cyprus has been fine-tuning a Plan B to secure a bailout that the European Central Bank has warned should be adopted to avoid a banking meltdown.

Cyprus revises bank tax to delay bailout vote

Cyprus' ministers have met to rework a plan to seize money from bank deposits before a parliamentary vote that might threaten the island's finances.

Cypriots take to the polls in hopes of a bankruptcy saviour

Cypriots have gone to the polls to elect a president who must negotiate a financial rescue to save the island country from its economic crisis.

Economic week ahead: Data dominates

A data deluge in the US, growth figures for China and Germany, and inflation data from the eurozone are the highlights on the economic data calendar.

Economic week ahead: A new twist?

The United States Federal Reserve's final policy meeting of the year and a European Union summit will dominate the economic week ahead.

Economic week ahead: More uncertainty

Inflation data and a rates decision in SA, the US's looming fiscal cliff and ongoing trouble in the Middle East will make for a hectic week ahead.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories