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Corrupt state owned enterprises lie at the heart of South Africa’s economic woes

The country stands to slip deeper into crisis unless the lust for loot is stopped. The economy is already in deep trouble.

Gigaba knew of junk status days prior to S&P’s announcement

The new finance minister says he did not inform South Africa of the downgrade because it had been made in confidence

South Africa’s negative outlook sign of downgrade to follow – S&P

According to analysts, S&P is likely to downgrade South Africa’s sovereign credit rating to junk status by mid-2017.

WATCH: Finance minister Pravin Gordhan presents mini-budget speech #MTBPS2016

Today's #MTBPS2016 will be key to South Africa averting a credit downgrade by rating agencies.

SA’s sovereign rating may avoid being downgraded to junk

Things remain stable, assures rating agency Standard & Poor’s – at least for the time being.

Budget speech: Nene clamps down on bugbears

The finance minister announced treasury’s intention to reduce the main budget expenditure ceiling by R25-billion over the next two years.

Credit ratings and outlook for SA unchanged

Two rating agencies delivered some good news on Friday evening when both kept their credit ratings and outlook for South Africa unchanged.

Investors see Russia less risky than SA as strikes impede growth

Investors are beginning to favour the Eastern European country over South Africa as strike in mining and metals overshadow the seizure of Crimea.

SA will miss 2014 economic growth target – Nene

The new finance minister says the country is unlikely to meet a a growth target of 2.7% for the year given the protracted platinum strike.

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SANDF inquiry clears soldiers of the death of Collins Khosa

The board of inquiry also found that it was Khosa and his brother-in-law Thabiso Muvhango who caused the altercation with the defence force members

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Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

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What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

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DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

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