South African economy

 
Make the SA economy work for graduates
Make the SA economy work for graduates
There is a lot of talk about the South African economy but not enough concrete economic policy recommendations. Even the treasury’s revised...
Ramaphosa promises light at the end of a gloomy economic tunnel
Ramaphosa promises light at the end of a gloomy economic tunnel
President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned South Africans of more belt-tightening as the economy continues to flounder.
After the goldrush, coal addiction
After the goldrush, coal addiction
Given South Africa’s exceptional mineral resource base, it is instructive to examine what we have made of this endowment, in particular gold.
Real estate isn’t sexy, but in South Africa it’s serious
Real estate isn’t sexy, but in South Africa it’s serious
Real estate isn’t a sexy subject, but it is the first step toward economic security and wealth creation.
Buhari’s visit to South Africa eased tensions. But more needs to be done
Buhari’s visit to South Africa eased tensions. But more needs to be done
There were mixed feelings among Nigerians over President Muhammadu Buhari’s state visit to South Africa because of the recent xenophobic attacks...
Economy rebounds but hold the champagne for now
Economy rebounds but hold the champagne for now
South Africa’s economy rebounded in the second quarter with Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) recording an increase of 3.1% in gross domestic...
Carbon tax in South Africa – No longer just hot air
Carbon tax in South Africa – No longer just hot air
Since 2010, the debate concerning the net effect of pricing carbon in the South African economy has been contentious, with concerns ranging from...
Mboweni – let's go about things differently
Mboweni – let's go about things differently
The arrival of Tito Mboweni, South Africa’s latest minister of finance, at the annual conference of the Association of Black Investment Professionals was met with an awed hush; the kind of silence reserved for those who both change history and form a fundamental part of it. His speech,...
SA economy plunges into recession
SA economy plunges into recession
The South African economy has gone into recession, at the same time that it tries to absorb continued political shockwaves in the wake of #GuptaLeaks and the recent cabinet reshuffle....
Nine steps to exit low-growth  trap and ignite the economy
Nine steps to exit low-growth  trap and ignite the economy
What would be the principal elements of an economic strategy that would substantially transform livelihoods and household opportunities in South...
Letters to the editor: January 27 to February 2 2017
Letters to the editor: January 27 to February 2 2017
In his article “Workplace change a...
How Pravin Gordhan kickstarted the revival of the ANC's sensible left
How Pravin Gordhan kickstarted the revival of the ANC's sensible left
Know what a “risk off” is? No? Well, don’t worry, nor did I until a few months ago. I had provided a group of investment bankers and...

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