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Zimbabwe ends foreign currency use as inflation spirals

The crisis-hit country is facing another bout of sharply rising prices, with official inflation now at nearly 100 per cent

Editorial: New dollar may be too late for Zim

'In practice, bond notes have rarely traded at 1:1 with the US dollar. On the black market, the rate can be as high as 4:1'

Zimbabwe’s new currency: the ‘RTGS dollar’

Decision is meant to stabilise the economy — but analysts are not convinced

A year later, Zimbabweans reflect: “I sort of miss Mugabe”

Zimbabweans reflect on the anniversary of Mugabe’s resignation

Zimbabwe’s economic crisis deepens

Zimbabwe’s economy is in dire straits. President Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised to stabilise the economy 'soon' but not everyone is optimistic

Zimbabwe’s financial system is living on borrowed time —and borrowed money

Years of political instability and economic mismanagement under the rule of ZANU-PF have left Zimbabwe’s financial system in chaos

Can Zanu-PF afford another currency crash?

'Bond notes were the government’s short-term answer to its long-term economic problems but now this is proving to be an expensive mistake'

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South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.