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South Africa can easily afford the NHI
South Africa can easily afford the NHI
At the United Nations general assembly in September, all countries, including South Africa, reaffirmed their commitment to achieving universal...
GDP declines more than expected, at 0.6%
GDP declines more than expected, at 0.6%
South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) contracted 0.6% in the third quarter after economic activity in a number of sectors weakened.
Cutting the public sector wage bill won’t fly: The key is to manage it better
Cutting the public sector wage bill won’t fly: The key is to manage it better
The South African government is set to spend R2-trillion during the 2020-21 financial year, with R675-billion or just more than 35% of the budgeted...
African governments must invest in science for future growth
African governments must invest in science for future growth
‘It’s time for the African continent to be serious about investing in research, development and innovation,” International Relations and...
Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged
Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has kept the repo rate unchanged at 6.5%.
Use Brics to help build a better country
Use Brics to help build a better country
For a platform that represents almost half of the world’s population and about a quarter of its gross domestic product (GDP), Brazil, Russia,...
South Africa needs another investment conference — Trudi Makhaya
South Africa needs another investment conference — Trudi Makhaya
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s economic adviser Trudi Makhaya said the second...
Seeds of Europe’s ‘migrant crisis’ are in Europe
Seeds of Europe’s ‘migrant crisis’ are in Europe
If you ask an African migrant in Europe who came across the Mediterranean Sea in a boat if they would make the journey again, most of them would...
Tough work ahead to fix the economy
Tough work ahead to fix the economy
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni on Wednesday likened the state of the economy to an aloe ferox plant that has gone through a harsh winter season,...
Mboweni weaponises ‘mini-budget’
Mboweni weaponises ‘mini-budget’
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni — 50 minutes late, it has to be said — began his briefing to journalists who were in the lock-up ahead of...
Flashy façade hides abuse, poverty
Flashy façade hides abuse, poverty
Landing in Equatorial Guinea’s capital of Malabo, a short drive from the airport brings any road user onto an impeccable six-lane asphalt...
SA’s GDP slumps to its lowest in a decade
SA’s GDP slumps to its lowest in a decade
South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) declined by 3.2% in the first quarter of 2019, the largest quarterly drop in GDP in 10 years, with...

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