GDP

GDP declines more than expected, at 0.6%

Most sectors of the economy reported negative growth, with mining, manufacturing and transport suffering the biggest falls

Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged

Although economists say there is room now for SARB to cut the repo rate in order to strengthen the economy - the central bank kept it unchanged

Use Brics to help build a better country

South Africa should capitalise on the bloc’s resources, including advanced technology and innovation

Seeds of Europe’s ‘migrant crisis’ are in Europe

The continent’s greedy lending to Africa is driving the migration wave that fuels the European Union’s xenophobic politics

Flashy façade hides abuse, poverty

Equatorial Guinea spends its oil revenue on prestige projects and not on health and education

Corporate control of seeds hurts Africa

Governments don’t protect plant genetic resources, resulting in biodiversity destruction and growers dependent on seeds supplied by firms

GDP and the valium economy

The numbers were up, by 3.1% from the first to second quarters, largely because Eskom kept the lights on

Economy rebounds but hold the champagne for now

Experts say the increase in GDP is largely a result of a decrease in load-shedding in the second quarter

Equatorial Guinea’s president to mark 40 years in power

President Teodoro Obiang Nguema's 40th anniversary in power will be marked by a series of events in three main cities

GDP still best indicator of wellbeing

New Zealand now has an alternative measure that’s less about money than people, but it may be missing the mark

Letters to the editor: June 21 to 28

Read this week's letters to the editor

Youth want to farm, but not as slave labour

Millions are interested in agriculture, but stigma and low wages drive them to greener pastures

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.