South Africa is set on fixing its economy. But will poor people benefit?

Initiatives to boost South Africa’s economy could reinforce structural weaknesses without addressing the high levels of inequality

Bridging the financial divide

The South African financial sector can play a powerful role in driving economic inclusion

​The African Review of Economics and Finance Conference 2018

Africa’s inequality gap has stubbornly remained

Trump rage ignores the truth

Poor people living in the slums of Africa and Haiti have indeed a miserable life.

Truck company in racial wage war

A Western Cape trucking outfit is allegedly rigging salaries against some race groups

Only a socialist economy will end poverty

We need a new programme that truly aims to bring about real economic transformation

Obsession with growth won’t help SA’s economic recovery

South Africa's recently announced economic recovery plan failed to break away from the cumbersome neo-liberal line.

SA’s promise of true equality still a dream

It tells the UN that some rights have been realised but it will take political will to achieve them for all

South Africans’ stories tell how the country is changing

"To make the country work we need to know what is changing, what works and what does not, so that we can learn from successes and failures"

Gordhan: Globalisation widens income gap, policy must counter inequality

The former finance minister said new forms of social safety nets are needed to reduce the socioeconomic divides in countries such as South Africa.

Oxfam report scratches the surface of global inequality solutions

Report on the divide between rich and poor makes weak suggestions about how to fix it.

Students contest the status quo

Reparation and redistribution to stop generational inequality underlies the protests.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders