Recently, oil prices have slid, fanning fears of a sharp economic slowdown and a hit to demand for commodities
Plenty of other ways exist to make the Putin regime pay for the outrage it has wreaked on Ukraine
‘The government is doing very little to mitigate the consequences this will have for everyone living in SA,’ says Amnesty SA’s Shenilla Mohamed
ANC national chair Gwede Mantashe and President Cyril Ramaphosa have previously defended cadre deployment
Brewer joined the board in January 2011 as an independent nonexecutive director, was appointed deputy chair in November 2015 and promoted to chair in April 2018
The move will speed up the process of procuring additional power for the grid
Business Day TV talks to CEO of the Small Business Institute, John Dludlu
Foreign governments have frozen development aid to the Afghan government, unwilling to use their taxpayers’ money to prop up the Taliban
Veteran takes both days' hot spot bridge prizes while women's race saw the champ capsize, to Nisbet's advantage
The vertiport at Seletar could serve as a global model for what the future of mobility may look like
It’s a month too late, but Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba looks like he has finally pulled out all the stops.
President Jacob Zuma’s plan for free higher education for poor and middle-income families has been sent back to the drawing board. Back on the table are the plans Treasury originally put to the Cabinet and the presidential fiscal committee before the medium-term budget policy statement on how to salvage SA’s fiscal framework.
Zuma’s higher education plan, which aimed to provide free tertiary education for families on annual incomes of less than R300,000, required R40bn in expenditure cuts.
For two weeks, Treasury officials, assisted by the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation in the Presidency, worked to find the funds, putting school building programmes, municipal infrastructure, passenger rail transport and provincial roads on the chopping block. What officials should have been doing was cutting R40bn from the spending plans in the budget, which is required to...
A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.
Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.
Questions or problems? Email email@example.com or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now
Would you like to comment on this article? Register (it's quick and free) or sign in now.
Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.