CAROL PATON: Without private sector help there are few options left to stop debt crisis

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EDITORIAL: Tito Mboweni’s task is simple: do no harm

The finance minister doesn’t have the political backing for the really hard choices available to him

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DA proposes fiscal rule to rein in government debt

The tabling of a private member’s bill to control debt comes ahead of finance minister Tito Mboweni’s budget speech on Wednesday

Mboweni has little wiggle room for wrangling our fiscal fiasco

Raising VAT is politically expensive, cutting grants is socially disastrous, and defaulting on payments is economically unsound

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Spar owner must pay R12m to staff for breaking labour laws

Eight shops of the same owner guilty of infringing labour laws, including non-payment of overtime

SAP’s Africa head battles to complete SA corruption probe

SAP suspended executives in SA after reports that the company had dealings with the Guptas

Lobby group formed to put pressure on Compensation Fund

Newly constituted Injured Workers Action Group is appealing to the government and the Compensation Fund to resolve non-payment of claims

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Former Hollywood power broker acquitted of the most serious charge, predatory sexual assault, and a count of rape in the first degree

South Africans must rally behind NHI, Cyril Ramaphosa urges

The president says the government will implement it ‘in an incremental fashion’ and aim to cover the whole country by 2025

Europe and US stocks plunge as virus fear grips markets

Europe suffers worst day since 2016,  Wall Street dives about 3% and gold surges to highest since 2013

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