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Dreams of Covid recovery dashed by rising unemployment

According to Statistics South Africa, the unemployment rate reached 32.5% in the last months of 2020 — the highest since the quarterly labour-force survey began

Assets, wealth revolution on the go

Financiers are ‘impact investing’ by shifting their support to investment products that prioritise environmental, social and governance issues

Dirty EOH’s clean-up plan makes strides

The technology service company has cut its debt from R4-billion to R2-billion in just two years. Its reputation was harmed by corruption that has come to light during the inquiry into state capture

Botswana retail giant Choppies sues PwC over ‘unethical tactics’

Choppies Enterprises chief executive and executive director claim the auditing firm asked for a job for one if its directors — and dragged its feet on an audit when refused.

Surveys predict Black Friday likely to fuel e-commerce

Fear of contracting the coronavirus while fighting off other shoppers will probably change how people shop for sales

Sars is running more smoothly, but still missing targets

The revenue service said that change in compliance behaviour of taxpayers has been observed since April

White men still rule and earn more

Women and black people occupy only a few seats at the JSE table, the latest PwC report has found

Moody’s axe likely to fall on ordinary South Africans

The ratings agency is scheduled to announce its decision on a possible downgrade of SA credit worthiness on March 27

Net closes on alleged Tongaat fraudsters

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is still deciding whether to prosecute the Tongaat Hulett executives — including its former chief executive — allegedly responsible...

Unemployment rate remains unchanged, despite 45 000 new jobs being created

Labour statistics show that more jobs were created in the fourth quarter of 2019, but the rate of increase hasn’t kept up with the growth of the potential workforce, leaving the unemployment rate constant, at 29.1%

Editorial: The Western enablers of global corruption

The Luanda Leaks, publicised late on Sunday evening, have vividly outlined the scale of the business empire of Isabel dos Santos, daughter of the...

Laundering Isabel dos Santos

"African corruption" is only African as regards its victims. Its perpetrators are institutions and individuals from across the globe who are willing to loot without conscience as they watch their offshore accounts grow.

Isabel dos Santos did not loot Angola alone

Once again, Western auditing and consulting firms shamelessly facilitated corruption on an international scale

​The Copyright Amendment Bill is a recipe for recolonising education

One of the unintended consequences of the Bill will be the dominance of foreign content in our schools, as it will disincentivise local creatives

Pay back the money: Markus Jooste, Steinhoff edition

The former Steinhoff chief executive could be ordered to pay back R870-million to the global general household retailer

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SABC retrenchment process set to be finalised on Friday

At a portfolio committee meeting on Tuesday, developing a sustainable funding model for the SABC was top of the agenda

Slain top cop blamed for not cooperating with police

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