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No let-up in Turkey lira slide after Moody’s downgrades

The currency has been hit by concerns over monetary policy under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Talk of state spending rings hollow

Rand jitters question the state’s ability to provide an economic stimulus and to continue to bail out parastatals

Eskom posts R2.3bn loss, R19bn in irregular expenditure

The power utility admits that its 'transition towards financial and operational sustainability required resolute, tough and decisive leadership'

African trade far from free

The continent’s leaders need to weigh up the pros and cons of intra-African agreements carefully before committing their nations to them

Jo’burg cash flow under a microscope

The mayor has denied reports of the city’s financial woes, but audits hint at vulnerabilities

Eskom unplugs fears of load-shedding

The power utility says that it won't be lights out this winter

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

Moody's has revised the country's outlook from negative to stable.

Rand firms for second day as markets consider downgrade unlikely

Ratings agency Moody’s is set to announce on Friday whether it will downgrade the country’s sovereign credit rating to junk

Dodging the credit ratings wrecking ball

The budget should placate ratings agencies, but analysts say we need solid political leadership and policy reforms to evade full-blown junk status

​Can the budget save South Africa from further credit rating downgrades?

“Should politics continue to improve, then credit ratings agencies might be willing to postpone a downgrade and the rand could hold onto its gains"

Gigaba on his future: See you, again. Somewhere

Gigaba's future in President Ramaphosa's cabinet is uncertain

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Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

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

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