Tributes pour in for environmental affairs minister Edna Molewa

The president has described Molewa’s death as a "devastating loss"

SA land-reform proposals 'too vague' for immediate panic, Reserve Bank says

The banking system has a gross exposure of R125bn to the agricultural sector, with R41bn of this held by the state-owned Land Bank

Mixed bag of reactions to Cyril Ramaphosa's stimulus plan

The EFF cries 'white monopoly interests'; the DA grumbles; but the CEO Initiative is encouraged and Standard Bank calls it constructive and necessary

Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his economic recovery plan

The president says that the government will reprioritise about R50bn to reignite economic growth and create jobs

Ace Magashule wants his say at Zondo commission and 'sing' beyond terms of reference

The ANC secretary-general wants to "relay many other stories" at the state capture inquiry

Mmusi Maimane launches campaign with attack on 'tsotsi' government

The DA leader lambasted the ANC on Saturday for making corruption “the new normal” and failing to punish its perpetrators

Cyril Ramaphosa’s rescue plan for SA in six key points

The president has announced a plan to kickstart the economy. Here are the main points he made

MARKET WRAP: JSE ends week higher on improved risk sentiment

The all share records weekly gains for the first time in about a month as global markets brush off fallout from trade war between US and China

RAY HARTLEY: The outline of a decisive Ramaphosa presidency is finally visible

Announcing measures to stimulate the economy, Ramaphosa made unpopular decisions. Now he must follow through

The US sanctions China for buying Russian fighter jets and missiles

A furious China demands that the sanctions against its military be withdrawn

ANC bans spokesperson Phelisa Nkomo from talking about the economy

Nkomo’s bizarre statement on the Reserve Bank’s interest rate decision raised questions about the ANC’s commitment to the Bank’s independence

Cyril Ramaphosa puts together impressive land-reform panel

'The panel is expected to provide perspectives on land policy in the context of persisting land inequality'

What keeps Capetonians awake at night

A survey that revealed Capetonians’ biggest fears about the future is the first step in making the city more resilient

IN FULL: Ramaphosa on his plan to rescue the SA economy

Here is the full text of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement of stimulus measures to get the economy going

Behind the Reserve Bank’s close call to hold rates

MPC votes 4-3 to keep the repo rate at 6.5% as the economy looks set to grow just 0.7% in 2018

Clicks CEO calls it a day after 13 years at the helm

David Kneale will assume the role of a strategic adviser after stepping down, while Vikesh Ramsunder will take over as CEO from January

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