It’s all systems go for the new retirement system, which allows employees to draw from their pension funds without the same penalties as before
The shoe is now on the other foot for southern EU states, with winter approaching and war next door
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Researchers have found that 96% of global health conferences happen in high- or middle-income countries. Fewer than four in 10 attendees at these gatherings are from poorer nations that have the ...
A new precinct planned around the high court in Joburg is yet another plan to fix the decayed CBD. But can this work, where previous plans haven’t? And can it really lure the lawyers back from ...
President Cyril Ramaphosa did a stellar job shutting down SA. As difficult as that was, the really hard work starts now. So how does he make sure the bulk of the economy is operational when the lockdown ends?
Unlike many other countries in the world, SA has announced limited fiscal stimulus. The problem is that after 10 years of Jacob Zuma’s mismanagement and corruption, the country has little room to increase spending in this crisis. This is in stark contrast to SA’s ability to respond to the global financial crisis in 2009, when the benefits of having built up fiscal space could be clearly seen. The long-forgotten February 2020 budget forecast a main budget deficit of 6.8% of GDP, before any Covid-19 response was envisaged...
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