Patrick Collinson

Chinese bubble economy: The bulls versus the bears

The first myth is that China is an export economy. It is not, writes Patrick Collinson.

China faces consumption tsunami

Selling what China makes to locals has economic pros but sociopolitical and environmental cons, says Patrick Collinson.

Credit crunch bites in Britain

House buyers, savers and pensioners are feeling the pinch of fiscal measures.

Africa: The next big thing

Booming stock markets, bustling city centres, huge reserves of natural resources and soaring economic growth. Welcome to the new Africa. Last week one of Britain's leading asset managers, New Star, became the first to launch a fund that will invest solely in the countries of sub-Saharan Africa outside South Africa.

SA tops global house-price league

Poland tops the house-price growth league in Europe, but the runaway global leader is South Africa, where average prices have almost tripled in five years. During the early post-apartheid days, British and German buyers picked up properties along Cape Town's Atlantic seaboard at bargain prices -- and are now sitting on a fortune.


Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

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