Follow Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's budget speech delivered less than a week after Cyril Ramaphosa become SA's new president
'I like Yuval Noah Harari's argument, in "Sapiens," that Homo sapiens's major advantage as a species is our ability to generate collective fictions'
The finance minister has to plug a 50.8 billion-rand ($4.4 billion) hole in the nation’s finances
'Even the hardest problems can succumb to persistent investigation, as two recent discoveries demonstrate'
'The goal, then, is to craft a sensible strategic approach that confronts China where we must, but cooperates where we can'
'Despite the ubiquity of technology, it’s evident that many people and some entire planets are poor'
'We’ve been doubted since Day One.This team, no one picked us. We come out here and we’re World Champions'
'Jacob Zuma, like a vampire in the night, bared his fangs and – at the 11th hour - announced his resignation'
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