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Matjila: I was under immense political pressure to fund various companies

Former PIC CEO testifies that the asset manager was persuaded by influential people, including senior political figures, to fund companies

Politicians on the board of the PIC do not expose it to undue influence — Gungubele

The deputy finance minister does not believe that having a politician on the board exposes the institution to political interference

PIC commission to hear from a former board member

Claudia Manning will be speaking for the first time since she stepped down from the PIC

Ramaphosa appoints commission of inquiry into alleged PIC ‘improprieties’

The president has instituted a commission to probe allegations of irregularities at the PIC in hopes of ensuring its ‘sound financial management’

Reserve Bank asks police to probe secrecy breach

The bank is concerned that a former director – a Holocaust denialist – has betrayed confidentiality with "scurrilous allegations" in his book.

Tough task awaits new Reserve Bank boss Lesetja Kganyago

New governor designate of the SA Reserve Bank, Lesetja Kganyago, will have to deal with steadily rising inflation and lacklustre economic growth.

Lesetja Kganyago named new Reserve Bank governor

Current deputy governor Lesetja Kganyago has been appointed as Gill Marcus' replacement when her term as head of the bank ends in November.

Marcus will be a hard act to follow

There are capable candidates who could replace her, although choices outside the bank are thin.

Domestic outlook weak as repo rate remains unchanged

The Monetary Policy Committee's says it was mindful of the anaemic state of the economy when deciding to leave rates unchanged.

Marcus to step down as Reserve Bank Governor

Gill Marcus said she will step down from her post when her term ends in November, leaving room for one of her deputies to succeed her.

Jitters over current account deficit

A surprise widening of the current account deficit has been attributed to the high volume of imports and dividend and interest payments.

African Bank splits to isolate loans in Reserve Bank rescue

The Reserve Bank has placed the sinking lender under curatorship in a bid to save investors.

Rand bonds revel as Marcus finesses policy

Bonds are rallying after the Reserve Bank's hiked rates in an effort to assure South Africans and investors that inflation will not run away.

‘Rising inflation and slowing growth’ pushes repo rate up

Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus announced an interest rate hike on Thursday, while highlighting strike action and excessive salaries and bonuses.

Economists kept guessing on Reserve Bank rate call

Economists are split on whether the South African Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee will hold or hike interest rates on Thursday.

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Construction sites are a ‘death trap’

Four children died at Pretoria sites in just two weeks, but companies deny they’re to blame

Koko claims bias before Zondo commission

In a lawyer’s letter, the former Eskom chief executive says the commission is not being fair to him

ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

It is Zondo's legal end game and will leave the former president, his supporters and those implicated in state capture to increasingly play fast and loose at imputing political motive to the commission

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World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

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Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story