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Eskom unplugs fears of load-shedding
Eskom unplugs fears of load-shedding
About a quarter of its generation capacity is out of commission but power utility Eskom says it does not expect load-shedding this winter.
Consumers have a little more money for Easter eggs
Consumers have a little more money for Easter eggs
The South African Reserve Bank has given borrowers a little Easter holiday gift, announcing a 25 basis point cut in interest rates on Wednesday....
South Africa dodges junk status and gains a stable economic outlook
South Africa dodges junk status and gains a stable economic outlook
A recovery of the country’s institutions under new leadership, improved growth prospects, and clear and stable fiscal plans are the key reasons...
Rand firms for second day as markets consider downgrade unlikely
Rand firms for second day as markets consider downgrade unlikely
The rand continued to firm for a second day on Thursday morning, as markets considered it unlikely that Moody's will downgrade South Africa's...
​Cabinet reshuffle: A new dawn in the economic cluster
​Cabinet reshuffle: A new dawn in the economic cluster
Less than two weeks after he hinted that change was coming, President Cyril Ramaphosa made sweeping changes to his cabinet, including the return of...
Dodging the credit ratings wrecking ball
Dodging the credit ratings wrecking ball
Wednesday’s budget may be just enough to stave off a credit ratings downgrade from Moody’s but it needs to be followed by structural reforms...
​Can the budget save South Africa from further credit rating downgrades?
​Can the budget save South Africa from further credit rating downgrades?
The future of South Africa’s credit ratings hangs in the balance as the world waits to see what the 2018 budget will deliver.
Gigaba on his future: See you, again. Somewhere
Gigaba on his future: See you, again. Somewhere
Treasury is set to present its 2018 budget to parliament on February 21, but the other focal point of President Cyril Ramaphosa's state of the...
South Africa's future may hinge on Ramaphosa's strategic skills
South Africa's future may hinge on Ramaphosa's strategic skills
South Africa’s 2018 State of the Nation address by the president of South Africa has been postponed. This unprecedented step makes it...
There is more for South Africa in BRICS
There is more for South Africa in BRICS
Since joining BRICS, South Africa has enjoyed both trade and diplomatic benefits both regionally and internationally. However, South African...
Moody's raises red flags over Cape Town water crisis
Moody's raises red flags over Cape Town water crisis
Due to the marked income inequality in the City, Cape Town's water crisis poses a possible threat to social order, according to a report released...

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