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Coronavirus and the economy: We didn’t prepare for tough times

South Africa was well-placed for the 2008 crisis. But R3.18-trillion debt and low growth hamper its ability to limit the economic effects of Covid-19

Let’s go back to the NDP

To improve the South African economy, we need to institute practical measures to effect change

Shoprite delivers strong sales in SA market

South Africa’s largest grocer saw its local operations increase sales by 10.3% during the quarter

Rain brings tentative hope of a normal farming season

After weeks of oppressive heat and decreasing dam levels, recent rains renew hope for farmers

Upmarket homes take price hit

While sales in affluent suburbs are lacklustre,  sales at the lower end of the property market are starting to sparkle

Now FNB probes Mkhwebane

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has come under intense scrutiny following a series of controversial findings

Bosasa tells court: We are being hijacked by liquidators

Bosasa wants the decision to place the company under voluntary liquidation, should be declared null and void

Mantashe to face Zondo commission

ANC to make submissions regarding evidence from the country’s big four banks and Barbara Hogan, the former public enterprises minister

Being an entrepreneur in South Africa – ‘the art of the hustle’

Hustlers have audacious goals and are not afraid of taking risks

Customers to benefit from disruption in retail banking, says FNB

The bank's vision is to be a trusted money manager

ANC did not bully Nedbank’ — CEO

Though the ANC did not attempt to browbeat Nedbank into reversing its decision, 'veiled threats' were made to the bank at a subsequent meeting.

#StateCaptureInquiry: Banks expose ANC intervention in Gupta account closures

So far the commission — chaired by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo — has heard from officials from Standard Bank, FNB and Absa

#StateCaptureInquiry: ‘Banks did not collude in cutting Gupta ties’ — FNB official

Johan Burger's testimony dealt with attempts by the ANC and government to intervene in the closure of the accounts

#StateCaptureInquiry: Absa, FNB set to testify on Gupta account closures

In 2016, Absa, FNB, Nedbank and Standard Bank unexpectedly cut ties with Gupta-owned businesses and shut down their bank accounts

State capture inquiry: Zondo to hear why banks cut Gupta ties

In 2016, Absa, FNB, Nedbank and Sasfin unexpectedly cut ties with Gupta-owned businesses and shut down their bank accounts.

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The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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'

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