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Inflation exceeds target again

Consumer Price Inflation exceeded the Reserve Bank's target band of 3% to 6% for the third time in .

Economists kept guessing on Reserve Bank rate call

Economists are split on whether the South African Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee will hold or hike interest rates on Thursday.

SA’s economic growth forecast cut to 2%

The World Bank has revised South Africa's economic growth forecast from 2.3% to 2% for 2014.

Torrential rains knock SA economy

Weeks of rain in the north and east of the country will have an impact on infrastructure spend, construction revenues and even maize harvesting.

African cities snubbed in hunt for funds

Major cities in developing countries struggle to attract funds from international financing institutions, says Mayor Parks Tau.

Gordhan: Rand is below fair value

The finance minister says government is monitoring the currency but a rate hike has done little to stem the depreciation of the rand.

PMI rises to six-year high as weaker rand boosts manufacturing

Factory output have expanded as weak currency increased demand for South Africa's manufactured goods.

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The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

Gordhan tells Zondo how Moyane wanted to advance the objectives of state capture

The public enterprises minister is being cross-examined by Tom Moyane’s lawyers at the state capture inquiry, as both men seek to defend their reputations

Shadow of eviction looms over farm dwellers

In part two of a series on the lives of farm dwellers, Tshepiso Mabula ka Ndongeni finds a community haunted by the scourge of eviction

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Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!