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    A number of factors will impede Zuma’s opportunity to have a ‘Lula moment’, says Prof Dirk Kotze.

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    Possible steps that can be taken in the National Budget to avert a junk status.

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    A weak president presiding over a racially polarised nation faces a serious task.

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Economy

SONA 2016: Optimists see growth spurt, pessimists see junk

Feb 12 2016 07:22

President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation address was seen as an important moment for him to change some policies and strategies to reverse SA's rapid decline.

Economy

Ministers upbeat after Zuma’s economy SONA

Feb 12 2016 07:15

Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas says President Jacob Zuma delivered a “good speech” that focused on ways to grow the economy.

Economy

Zuma performs balancing act on minimum wage

Feb 11 2016 22:24

A national minimum wage will go a long way to improve labour relations in South Africa, but it must not undermine job creation, President Jacob Zuma has said.

Economy

SOEs no longer relevant will be phased out, says Zuma

Feb 11 2016 21:54

Economist Kevin Lings says President Jacob Zuma's announcements on the phasing out of state-owned firms is one of the most important of his address.

Opinion

SONA 2016 defers power to Gordhan

Feb 12 2016 06:52

SONA 2016 has set it all up for Pravin Gordhan – and now shows just how powerful he may be, says Daniel Silke.

Economy

SA to focus on financial service skills development - Zuma

Feb 11 2016 22:08

South Africa will develop initiatives to grow its financial service industry for the good of all Africa, President Jacob Zuma says.

Economy

Land reform remains important for transformation - Zuma

Feb 11 2016 21:03

Around 120 000 new land claims have been received as of December, President Jacob Zuma has said during his State of the Nation Address.

 

In other news

Protea Hotels expands with new development in Centurion

Feb 11 2016 18:38

Protea Hotels has identified a growing demand for accommodation and conference and meeting facilities in the expanding Centurion area.

SA REIT launches best practice recommendations

Feb 11 2016 17:18

The Real Estate Investment Trust sector has published its Best Practice Recommendations that will make financial reporting clearer and more comparable.

Pharma industry has key role in economic crises - CEO

Feb 11 2016 16:16

The leading pharmaceutical companies have a key role to play in the seemingly turbulent year ahead for SA, says the CEO of Cipla Medpro.

Stock rout deepens, bonds surge

Feb 11 2016 16:07

Financial markets are signaling that investors have lost faith in central banks’ ability to support the global economy.

Boost for SA, Benin maritime project

Feb 11 2016 15:41

Transnet Port Terminals is extending its footprint beyond the borders of SA with a team that has taken occupation at the Port of Cotonou in Benin, West Africa.

The price to pay for love

Feb 11 2016 15:07

Valentine’s Day may be about chocolates and flowers, but one has to wonder how many couples can afford the costs associated with love, cautions a debt expert.

On-demand internet builder launches in SA

Feb 11 2016 13:40

International platform builder Click Labs has set up shop in Johannesburg with a view to African expansion.

European stock-index futures drop with crude, Yen, Gold advance

Feb 11 2016 12:55

European equity-index futures have signalled a return to the selloff that drove stocks to a two-year low this week.

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