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Talk of state spending rings hollow
Talk of state spending rings hollow
The ANC’s proposed economic stimulus package to boost growth and possible plans by the government to pump more money into ailing parastatals...
Women's unpaid work must be included in GDP calculations: Lessons from history
Women's unpaid work must be included in GDP calculations: Lessons from history
It’s been nearly 80 years since British economists James Meade and Richard Stone devised a method of national income accounting that would
Saving is key to a healthy economy
Saving is key to a healthy economy
A recession is a very difficult period for any nation.
Ugandan budget: Striking a balance between infrastructure and social sectors is key
Ugandan budget: Striking a balance between infrastructure and social sectors is key
Member countries of the East African Community are preparing to simultaneously table the...
SA's first-quarter GDP takes a knock, shrinks by 2.2%
SA's first-quarter GDP takes a knock, shrinks by 2.2%
South Africa's real gross domestic product fell by 2.2% in the first quarter of 2018, Stats SA announced on Tuesday.
Shake up economy, says think-tank
Shake up economy, says think-tank
With the fourth industrial revolution taking place globally, South Africa cannot go on with business as usual, according to the Industrial...
Things are not that bad but Ramaphosa has work to do
Things are not that bad but Ramaphosa has work to do
There may be some euphoria in the country after President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement of his new cabinet, but analysts warn that he will need...
This is what the 2018 Budget says
This is what the 2018 Budget says
For the first time in 25 years, the South African government will hike up Value-Added Tax (VAT) in a bid to fund the gaping hole in the national...
Ramaphosa: South Africa is open for investment
Ramaphosa: South Africa is open for investment
ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa is open for investment and that, among its other economic goals, the ANC will preoccupy itself with...
Emerging market boom skips SA
Emerging market boom skips SA
South Africa finds itself as neglected as the red-headed stepchild in a world market ravenous for higher-risk investment destinations.
70% of SA execs unhappy with business conditions
70% of SA execs unhappy with business conditions
Business confidence has made a marginal recovery, having dropped 11 points in the second quarter from 40 to 29, it is up six points to 35 for the...

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