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Published: Sun, 23 Jul 2017 05:10:31 +0200

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One way to solve the land deadlock

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200

The willing buyer, willing seller model is not working – but there is an alternative



How to put your money into Big Tech

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200

Fractional investing online makes it easy to buy into the success of companies such as Apple



Will Eskom drive us into IMF’s arms?

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200

The treasury will do ‘whatever it takes’ to keep the utility afloat, raising the prospect of a bailout



Costs are ‘out of control’ at Eskom

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200

The utility is at pains to turn a sow’s ear into a silk purse as interest costs continue to rise



Reserve Bank announces surprise interest rate cut

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:06:00 +0200

The South African Reserve Bank's surprise decision to cut interest rates by 0.25% offers some reprieve for financially strained South Africans.



Rwanda's essential oils offer big profits from little land

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:21:00 +0200

Essential oils are increasingly in demand in richer countries for use in cosmetics, food and pharmaceuticals.



Land Bill is a good, if flawed, start

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200

It tackles communal land rights, giving ownership to the people who reside on it



Global brands queue to feed hungry SA

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200

How are international chains establishing themselves here, despite the recession?



Nobody's buying ANC's Reserve Bank story

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200

Legally, it won’t be a walk in the park to place the central bank in government hands – neither will it be cheap



Where criminal (in)justice rules

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200

Seemingly stalled probes stoke concerns that the criminal justice system is broken



Downgrades will hit farmers hard

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200

Higher borrowing costs will hurt farmers who need credit to operate and are just getting over the drought



Pension funds in ANC crosshairs

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200

A contentious idea has resurfaced amid economic turmoil and corruption claims



SAA flies rings around weary fiscus

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200

A privately listed flag-bearing airline may be a better option than a state-owned national carrier



High cost of get-rich-quick scams

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200

South Africans are often swindled out of their savings by slick con artists. People need to ask questions and be wary of tempting offers



ANC weighs up land expropriation policies

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 15:25:00 +0200

Expropriation without compensation and nationalising the Reserve Bank are among the contentious policy options that have been put on the table.



Implement the NDP now, say leaders

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200

Business, government and labour need to find common ground to grow the economy



'Something has got to give' with development finance

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 15:31:00 +0200

The role of development finance to assist in the aims of radical economic transformation has come into sharp focus at the ANC policy conference



‘Reserve Bank at risk of being a scapegoat for low growth’

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200

Both the finance minister and the ANC have told delegates at the ruling party’s policy conference they believe the public protector has overreached.



Poor must benefit from ANC economic policies

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200

"Gigaba reiterated much of what is stipulated in the ANC policy conference discussion documents on economic transformation"



High noon at ANC conference

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200

Discussion documents don’t talk to the issues most likely to derail deliberations