Msholozi, the informal settlement that is ready to fight for Zuma
/ 23 June 2024

Msholozi, the informal settlement that is ready to fight for Zuma

People in the Ekurhuleni area that is named after the MK party’s leader believe it will bring positive change

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Intervention needed to pull steel industry from the brink
/ 12 May 2024

Intervention needed to pull steel industry from the brink

ArcelorMittal SA expects to make a final decision by August on the closure of its long steel operation, which puts 3 500 jobs at risk

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‘Team privatisation’ continues to score despite SAA own-goal
/ 29 March 2024

‘Team privatisation’ continues to score despite SAA own-goal

Despite what some say about the Takatso deal’s collapse, the private sector has made strong inroads at public enterprises

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Treasury’s Pieterse: Transnet bailout ‘not inevitable’
/ 22 February 2024

Treasury’s Pieterse: Transnet bailout ‘not inevitable’

The 2024 budget is Duncan Pieterse’s first as director general. And he says the fiscal framework does not constitute a negotiating position

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Veronica Mente is first EFF leader to throw hat into ring for reelection
/ 14 February 2024

Veronica Mente is first EFF leader to throw hat into ring for reelection

The national chairperson has called on EFF delegates to nominate hard workers for party posts at the December elective conference

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State of the nation: Brace for the Ramaphosa ripple effect
/ 6 February 2024

State of the nation: Brace for the Ramaphosa ripple effect

There is a tendency to think of the president as ineffective. But his first term has seen a marked hastening of structural reforms, which could change the economy forever

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South Africa’s first exports under AfCFTA set sail
/ 1 February 2024

South Africa’s first exports under AfCFTA set sail

The African Continental Free Trade Area agreement creates the world’s largest free trade area by number of countries

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Clouds part for global economy, but SA’s prospects remain gloomy
/ 31 January 2024

Clouds part for global economy, but SA’s prospects remain gloomy

The International Monetary Fund has slashed South Africa’s 2024 growth forecast as the country’s economy grapples with logistics constraints

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Investment 2024: SA a ‘hard sell’ as growth continues to falter
/ 21 January 2024

Investment 2024: SA a ‘hard sell’ as growth continues to falter

Investors will struggle to look beyond the country’s energy and logistics crises

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Economy shrinks by 0.2% in third quarter
/ 5 December 2023

Economy shrinks by 0.2% in third quarter

The GDP decline comes despite an improvement in energy generation during the quarter, suggesting logistical constraints and interest rates are choking the economy

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Transnet and the state’s new spin on privatisation
/ 17 October 2023

Transnet and the state’s new spin on privatisation

The government’s draft plan for the beleaguered port and rail operator advances the ideal of an entrepreneurial state

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Gordhan’s dangerous board games
/ 13 October 2023

Gordhan’s dangerous board games

The minister’s conduct was called into question during this week’s national working committee meeting, sources said

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Transnet’s privatisation plans
/ 12 October 2023

Transnet’s privatisation plans

The 124-page Roadmap for the Freight Logistics System in South Africa sets out the path for expanded private investment in the country’s rail network

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