Positive earnings reports from US retail giants helped support sentiment in Wall Street overnight, but attention is on the future of monetary policy
Though highly skilled, SA farmers need access to support services to meet consumer demand for close-at-hand ethically farmed, organic produce
Durban plant may be at full steam only next year, with lost production of 68,600 vehicles likely
The governing party is discussing whether those criminally convicted of a serious crime should still have a home in the ANC
Headline earnings per share are expected to fall by between 47% and 52% in the miner's half-year, with gold production falling by more than three quarters
July credit and debit card transactions and vehicle sales show us demand is strong
New survey highlights the gender imbalance that has overshadowed SA’s corporate sector for years
The South American country’s most polarised election in decades pits a nationalist populist against a former union leader who was jailed for corruption
England Test captain says he hopes his team has retained their “venom” before the three-match series against SA
Remarkably easy to travel to and magnificent to behold, the Falls are the top attraction of this Zimbabwean town with decent hotels and outdoor activities
Click on the website of the Presidential Infrastructure Co-ordinating Commission, the inter-ministerial committee that oversees the government’s vast infrastructure spend, and you’ll be greeted by the warm but always fatal grin of one Jacob Zuma. The website, nominally under the control of the department of economic development, has not been updated since late 2016.
Zuma’s welcoming note to the site says, in part: "In SA joblessness is still unacceptably high even with recent growth in jobs numbers. Global economic prospects remain fragile. In response, the government of the Republic of South Africa has taken a bold decision. We have chosen a path of counter-cyclical spending driven by catalytic infrastructure investment. We are striking a fine balance between protecting our sovereign integrity while leveraging the multiplier impact of fixed capital formation."
Ah, the good old counter-cyclical days, eh Mr President? I’d advise economic development minister Ebrahim Patel to update t...
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