Mike Schussler

Red flags raised over Black Friday

But amid worries that consumers could binge on credit there are signs they are handling debt better

Haemorrhaging RAF staggers along

A new model is in the pipeline but the current fund’s liabilities are projected to rise to R393-billion by 2021-2022

Petrol price hikes, tolls, higher interest rates: When will it end?

It seems 2014 will be a tough year for consumers, and economists say one can only expect respite sometime in 2015.

Schussler: Attempt to discredit me deploys some dodgy data

Mike Schussler responds to a piece by Brian Ashley and Dick Forslund of the Alternative Information and Development Centre published in the M&G.

Facts belie the hype about labour costs

Unless reliable, quantifiable data is publicly available, reports cannot be taken seriously, writes Brian Ashley and Dick Forslund.

The unemployed are the real poor

Mike Schussler responds to Neva Magketla's article and says she should check her data sources before laying blame on economists.

Women in business: Let’s make this work, says Zuma

President Zuma says not enough is being done to advance women in business sectors, calling for "visible change" in all industries, especially mining.

Economy lacks woman power

Women are not as active in the South African economy as they should be due to the high adult unemployment rate in the country, an economist has said.

CPI ticks up to 3,4% in October

South Africa's targeted consumer inflation quickened slightly to 3,4% year-on-year in October from 3,2% in September, data showed on Wednesday.

SA the biggest welfare state in the world, says economist

South Africa is the biggest welfare state in the world, economist Mike Schussler said on Thursday.

Emerging markets advancing faster

The emerging-market world is growing faster than the developed world and South Africa is no exception.

Manuel’s resignation sows chaos

The resignation of Trevor Manuel -- alongside 13 senior Cabinet ministers -- has caused confusion and volatility in the country's financial markets.


Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories