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Moody’s cautious on Ramaphosa win

Moody’s placed South Africa on negative ratings watch but stopped short of downgrading South Africa outright.

Recession risks hitting healthcare where it counts

Experts warn state clinics and hospitals are likely to further deteriorate as the public purse shrinks.

Gigaba knew of junk status days prior to S&P’s announcement

The new finance minister says he did not inform South Africa of the downgrade because it had been made in confidence

Ratings agencies are false prophets of doom

Their opaque methodology and the inconsistent results generated in recent years have rightly brought ratings agencies under sharper scrutiny.

WATCH: Finance minister Pravin Gordhan presents mini-budget speech #MTBPS2016

Today's #MTBPS2016 will be key to South Africa averting a credit downgrade by rating agencies.

Credit ratings and outlook for SA unchanged

Two rating agencies delivered some good news on Friday evening when both kept their credit ratings and outlook for South Africa unchanged.

Moody’s downgrades SA and Fitch could follow suit

Moody's is the second ratings agency in 2014 to downgrade South Africa and Fitch, analysts warn, could very well do the same next month.

IMF likely to cut South Africa’s economic growth forecast

The International Monetary Fund is looking to cut its expectations of South Africa's GDP growth this year, a senior official has hinted.

SA credit rating dealt double blow after S&P downgrade

Just hours after Fitch changed its outlook on SA's credit rating to negative, Standard and Poor announced its downgrading by one notch.

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A lifeline for the homeless people in eThekwini

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The fourth industrial revolution: It works for UJ

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PPS Webinar 4: Asset Protection in Times of Uncertainty

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International Partnerships are key for Africa during Covid-19

Perhaps this pandemic is the jolt that we needed to strengthen intra-country collaboration and revive international friendships

Auditor-General of South Africa seeks request for information

Suitably qualified and experienced vendors are sought to supply tools to assist in the support of financial statement audits

Former bursary student hits a six and lands top job at WPCA

Thuthuka Bursary recipient Tennyson Botes decided to make a difference in his community — and he's doing exactly that

SANRAL to professionalise its finance division with world-class professional accounting designations

'It is about how I can get my staff to acquire more skills and sharpen those skills that they already have,' says SANRAL CFO Inge Mulder

Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

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