South African Reserve Bank

Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged

Although economists say there is room now for SARB to cut the repo rate in order to strengthen the economy - the central bank kept it unchanged

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 keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.5%

The rate also helps target inflation. The recent inflation rate is at 4.3% — which is well within the central bank’s target of 3% - 6%

Defamation law’s face is changing

With big-money claims in rapidly heard defamation cases seemingly increasing, what does it mean?

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

Nationalisation of the Reserve Bank cannot be reckless — Mantashe

The ANC’s national chairperson says there are people 'waiting in the wings' to 'cash out for maximum benefit'

Ramaphosa, heed Césaire’s words and be bold and decisive

It’s a challenging time for the government as it seeks to stir confidence both about South Africa’s ability to turn things around

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.

ANC wants to shake up procurement

The party’s lekgotla agreed to changes in state buying, an important decision overshadowed by ‘poor economic understanding’ at Luthuli House

Ace’s bizarre statements reveal a sinister game plan

That ANC secretary general's statement on the Reserve Bank this week sent shivers down the country’s spine

No nationalisation of Reserve Bank — ANC top six

ANC top six meet to discuss economic situation amidst spat over the mandate of central bank with the party distancing itself from Magashule’s comments

Retail focus for banking’s phoenix

The African Bank, which relied on unsecured lending, has diversified its product offerings

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Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

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