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Dance with the ‘devil’: Why SA has fought off the IMF for so long

The ANC has, until now, always rejected going to the International Monetary Fund, which underscores how bad our economic situation is

South Africa’s Covid-19 economic stimulus plan — opportunity out of crisis

The president’s R500-billion economic package offers a new deal for desperate South Africans across the class divide

Mboweni’s medium-term budget a bitter pill

This policy statement highlights the difficult economic and fiscal choices confronting us over the medium term, the finance minister said

Despite Twitter appeal, Mboweni has little wiggle room in medium term budget

Much of the MTBPS was finalised before Mboweni’s appointment was announced following the resignation of his predecessor Nhlanhla Nene

Odds stacked against Cyril’s stimulus offer

To make it work, politicians must stop meddling and people with expertise must be brought in

State-fixed prices cause major pain

Complex factors influence the prices of electricity, petrol and water, but the state still has wiggle room

Ramaphosa constructs big plans

The president intends to rescue the economy with infrastructure, accountability and investors

New leaders, same goals, new stimulus

The package has echoes of previous promises but ministers say that this time they will be kept

Editorial: New leader must convert old goals

Cyril Ramaphosa has to get his entire Cabinet and the ruling ANC to pull in the same direction to make it work

Ramaphosa’s stimulus plan unlikely to boost growth significantly — Fitch Ratings

The ratings agency also flagged the recent rand depreciation as something which could complicate policy meant to tackle low GDP growth

Gordhan: Stimulus plan all about implementation

President Ramaphosa on Friday announced a raft of measures in an effort to reignite growth, restore investor confidence and create jobs

Infrastructure at the heart of Ramaphosa’s plan to boost the economy

President Cyril Ramaphosa promises a 'fundamentally' transformed approach to the rollout of infrastructure projects in his new stimulus package

READ IN FULL: President Ramaphosa’s announcement of the economic stimulus package

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the highly-anticipated economic stimulus and recovery plan on Friday

State has a mountain to climb

One estimate suggests about R60-billion is needed to kickstart the economy, but the fiscus is already overstretched

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