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Corrupt state owned enterprises lie at the heart of South Africa’s economic woes
Corrupt state owned enterprises lie at the heart of South Africa’s economic woes
The prevailing economic crisis sweeping through South Africa is a direct result of economic mismanagement largely shaped by the looting of state...
Gigaba knew of junk status days prior to S&P's announcement
Gigaba knew of junk status days prior to S&P's announcement
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba knew that Standard & Poor's (S&P) rating agency would downgrade South Africa to junk status on Friday March 31, just...
South Africa's negative outlook sign of downgrade to follow - S&P
South Africa's negative outlook sign of downgrade to follow - S&P
More credit downgrades by Standard and Poor’s (S&P) are likely in 2017, and South Africa is in the firing line.
WATCH: Finance minister Pravin Gordhan presents mini-budget speech #MTBPS2016
WATCH: Finance minister Pravin Gordhan presents mini-budget speech #MTBPS2016
Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan will be tabling the Mid-Term Budget Policy Statement (#MTBPS2016) in Parliament, Cape Town. Watch the livestream...
SA's sovereign rating may avoid being downgraded to junk
SA's sovereign rating may avoid being downgraded to junk
South Africa’s credit rating will probably not be downgraded to junk, at least not for the next two years, said credit ratings agency Standard &...
Budget speech: Nene clamps down on bugbears
Budget speech: Nene clamps down on bugbears
In his maiden budget speech, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene moved to appease a spectrum of stakeholders. 
Credit ratings and outlook for SA unchanged
Credit ratings and outlook for SA unchanged
The two ratings agencies are Standard & Poor’s (S&P) and Fitch Ratings .
Investors see Russia less risky than SA as strikes impede growth
Investors see Russia less risky than SA as strikes impede growth
South Africa's perceived credit risk among investors is eclipsing that of Russia's as labour unrest weighs on growth in the continent's second-biggest economy....
SA will miss 2014 economic growth target - Nene
SA will miss 2014 economic growth target - Nene
South Africa will probably miss this year's economic growth target of 2.7%, with a five-month mining strike hurting everything from government...
ANC calls on South Africans to grow economy
ANC calls on South Africans to grow economy
The ruling party has called on South Africans to work with government to help strengthen the economy after the ...
SA credit rating dealt double blow after S&P downgrade
SA credit rating dealt double blow after S&P downgrade
South Africa was dealt a double blow of Friday when Fitch Ratings changed its outlook on the country's credit rating to negative in the morning...
SA credit rating downgrade looms
SA credit rating downgrade looms
South Africa is facing its second credit-rating downgrade from Standard & Poor's (S&P) in two years, if credit-default swaps are anything to go...

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