EDITORIAL: A retirement system in crisis

A new survey by Alexander Forbes shows only 5.17% of members can maintain their standard of living in retirement

EDITORIAL: Cyril Ramaphosa must back up words with action

The so-called Ramaphoria is rapidly waning as the public observes no pragmatic follow-up to the president's declared intentions

EDITORIAL: US poll results pose a challenge to identity politics

All the indications point to a country largely uncomfortable with its polarising president

EDITORIAL: Corporate moral failings need closer attention

It would be wrong for the private sector to be smug rather than a big part of the problem of graft

EDITORIAL: Ramaphosa is gradually bringing about a positive mood

President Cyril Ramaphosa's speech at the Investment Summit in October is reason to be confident about the future

EDITORIAL: Bitcoin 10 years later, much ado about nothing, or very little?

Since its launch 10 years ago bitcoin was said to show that crytpcocurrencies would replace notes and coins, but that still doesn't look like the case

EDITORIAL: Gigaba gives Ramaphosa a chance to jettison perceptions of passivity

Ramaphosa needs to show his commitment to clean governance and fire Gigaba

EDITORIAL: We need a thriving SABC

Retrenchments at the public broadcaster will be insufficient to get it back onto a solid financial footing

EDITORIAL: Jobs crisis needs action yesterday

It's time for government to grab low-hanging fruit that will boost the economy, such as tackling visa policies and the lack of spectrum

EDITORIAL: NHI and the health department are going nowhere slowly

Treasury redirects unspent funds to meet president's pledge to fill posts and buy more hospital beds and linen 

EDITORIAL: Getting SA battle-ready with our economic heroes

SA has much to offer, such as tourism, mining, manufacturing and financial services, that can haul the country out of the doldrums

EDITORIAL: Tito Mboweni is already out of time

Another damaging credit downgrade looms for SA with the Reserve Bank unable to do much about it

EDITORIAL: Treasury painted into a corner

The determination of SA’s new administration to fix state-owned enterprises and growing corruption does, however, seem to have ratcheted up a notch

EDITORIAL: Tito Mboweni’s moment of truth

The finance minister's medium-term budget policy statement comes at a pivotal moment for the country

EDITORIAL: Safeguarding auditors is crucial for clean local government

We need to get our municipalities to work, and that requires improved financial management

EDITORIAL: Time to heed Makwetu call for strictness on consultancy

The government should heed the call, five years ago, by now auditor-general Kimi Makwetu for stricter controls on consultancy work

Published by Tiso Blackstar and distributed with the Financial Mail on the last Thursday of every month except December and January.