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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

Manuel: African nations need $40bn for debt relief

International and regional finance institutions such as the World Bank, the IMF and the AfDB have provided emergency assistance, but there still remains a funding gap to effectively fight Covid-19

Court orders EFF to apologise for Gqubule and Harber ‘StratCom’ claim

The Johannesburg high court says the EFF had brought no evidence to back up the allegation

Mboweni weaponises ‘mini-budget’

SA’s economic prospects have declined rapidly since Feburary, with Eskom being one of the biggest drains. It’s time for some difficult choices

Axed Moyo meets with Old Mutual shareholders

Moyo said that some of the shareholders of the company wanted to hear his side of the story

Moyo lawyers: Manuel in contempt of court

Old Mutual and Moyo to face off again in 30 days

Manuel: Moyo is welcome… to drink coffee

The on-again-off-again Old Mutual chairperson does not have access to his office

Defamation law’s face is changing

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

Mpofu — Old Mutual should reinstate Moyo

The savings and investment group is seeking leave to appeal the interim reinstatement of Moyo as its chief executive

Court refuses EFF application to appeal Manuel defamation judgment

Judge says false allegations of corruption are “among the most serious and egregious”

EFF vs Manuel: A good lesson for Twitter users

Free speech is sacred, but reputations destroyed on falsehoods deserve to win defamation suits

EFF ordered to apologise for Manuel ‘nepotism’ comments, must pay R500 000

The Johannesburg high court has declared that the party’s comments accusing the former finance minister of nepotism were ‘defamatory and false’

Manuel hits back at EFF over Kieswetter appointment

The EFF alleges that the former finance minister has a familial and business relationship with newly appointed Sars commissioner

Manuel: Zuma was unfazed by Mbalula’s Gupta appointment claim

Mbalula’s supposed confirmation of the Gupta family’s influence drew no response from the former president

Manuel to drag Mbalula into state capture saga

Manuel is expected to tell the commission about his speculation that Mbalula’s 2010 appointment as sports minister was influenced by the Gupta family

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