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SA not as bad as The Economist thinks

While the financial crisis deepens in other parts of the world, the African growth story has just begun, but it's not clear what role SA will play.

Economic week ahead: Beginning with Frankenstorm

The economic week ahead will blow in with a massive storm in the US - the world's largest economy - and end with vehicle sales figures here in SA.

South Africa takes a knock in foreign direct investment

Foreign direct investment flows into South Africa has tumbled 43.6% in the first half of 2012 compared to the same period last year.

Wildcat strikes tear into economy’s growth

As unprotected strikes continue to spread across SA, the effect on domestic growth for the third quarter will affect output in 2013.

Gordhan says SA growth likely to miss target

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says SA's growth this year is likely to miss forecasts while the central bank warns about the economy's vulnerability.

It gets worse: SA economy headed for troubled waters

The summer of the EU's 2012 meltdown will signal SA's winter of discontent as an economic crisis looks set to play out with devastating consequences.

World’s economic woes start to hit SA where it hurts

The global economic slump has begun to affect the economy and South Africans may wish to reconsider getting that new iPad or applying for more credit.

State can afford to take on more debt

The state, economists say, can afford to double its debt levels and lift borrowing to about R1-trillion to pay its ambitious infrastructure plans.

Swazi meltdown ‘imminent’

The IMF has warned that Swaziland's fiscal crisis has reached a critical point and there is a high risk that the kingdom will be unable to pay wages.

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Ramaphosa issues instruction on Western Cape Covid-19 numbers

President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued an instruction to the Western Cape government to recruit more staff to stem the Covid-19 tide

Capture claims plague new private-security bargaining council

Unhappy members of the National Bargaining Council for the Private Security Sector say corporate governance standards are being flouted

A lifeline for the homeless people in eThekwini

eThekwini plans to retain permanent and safe open spaces for people with nowhere to sleep

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Automotive Industry and Covid-19

Many rental fleets are no longer operational and their usually well-maintained cars are entering the market in big numbers

The fourth industrial revolution: It works for UJ

Huge advances in technology make training and the application of medical knowledge better, faster and more widely accessible

PPS Webinar 4: Asset Protection in Times of Uncertainty

The Covid-19 crisis means people are spending more time at home, so they expect different packages from their insurance companies

International Partnerships are key for Africa during Covid-19

Perhaps this pandemic is the jolt that we needed to strengthen intra-country collaboration and revive international friendships

Auditor-General of South Africa seeks request for information

Suitably qualified and experienced vendors are sought to supply tools to assist in the support of financial statement audits

Former bursary student hits a six and lands top job at WPCA

Thuthuka Bursary recipient Tennyson Botes decided to make a difference in his community — and he's doing exactly that

SANRAL to professionalise its finance division with world-class professional accounting designations

'It is about how I can get my staff to acquire more skills and sharpen those skills that they already have,' says SANRAL CFO Inge Mulder

Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

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