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Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Sona will cast a spotlight on Ramaphosa (and the ANC’s) many problems

The president is facing challenges at every turn, among them the economy, the state of SOEs and factionalism within the ANC. Only if Ramaphosa and his party work together will they be able to turn their declining fortunes around

Reserve bank unanimously decides to cut the repo rate

The South African Reserve Bank’s monetary policy committee has unanimously decided to reduce the repo rate by 25 basis points, to...

SA escapes Moody’s junk guillotine — for now

South Africa's credit rating outlook is revised from stable to negative, but not downgraded to junk status at this stage

Reserve Bank cuts repo rate

In a move that will bring some relief to consumers the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) cut its repo rate on Thursday...

How to keep central banks independent

Some observers say central banks can best mitigate risks to their independence by returning to the narrow price-stability mandate

Editorial: Bank woes – but not in SA

'We have our own problems in South Africa — not least a fashionable debate over the role and independence of the Reserve Bank'

Kganyago gets another five years

His reappointment as head of the Reserve Bank has been greeted as a positive move for stability

Kganyago describes expansion of central bank mandate as ‘noise’

The Reserve Bank governor says the mandate of the bank is constitutionally enshrined

Kganyago, Mboweni back the SARB’s independence and monetary policy stance

Thursday’s joint statement supporting the SARB comes after new deputy finance minister David Masondo is quoted questioning current monetary policy

Reserve Bank could sell its stake in African Bank in two years

The Reserve Bank owns 50% of African Bank, the Public Investment Corporation owns 25% and a consortium of private banks own the remaining 25%

Ramaphosa’s Sona affirms Reserve Bank mandate

President Cyril Ramaphosa reaffirms mandate of the SARB, but says price stability while necessary is not a sufficient condition for economic growth.

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Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it