'Fashionable ideologies' are just smokescreens and won't solve SA's jobs crisis.
The new political powerhouses must respect SA's democratic insitutions, says Solly Moeng.
Edward Ingram clarifies some points on banking terminology from his previous essay.
Limpopo's agricultural index rose by 8.6% in August and other sectors were also positive, with mining boosted by a platinum prce rise.
The Sake24 Barometer for the major provinces in South Africa inched ahead by just 0.5% in the three months to end-August.
The Western Cape is suffering from economic slowdown and stagnation, with agriculture the only sector to show a three-month improvement.
Although the province's growth lags that of other regions, the slowdown in economic activity is not uniform and there are pockets of surprising buoyancy.
There is cause for concern over stagnation in the KwaZulu-Natal economy, with small businesses bearing the brunt of the slowdown.
Eastern Cape growth is a mixed bag this month, with lower stress levels and better vehicle sales offset by negative growth in transport and construction.
The Gauteng economy is still plodding along, with no fireworks expected soon as its growth index slipped by 0.6% for August.
Prospects for the remainder of the year are looking brighter as the Free State barometer’s needle moved out of the red.
The Western Cape reflected the general stagnation in the national economy, with tourism figures down for the first time since November 2010.
Traditional firms are feeling the heat with "virtual" legal service providers on the rise.
The proposed sugar tax is seen as yet another financial ambush on citizens.
SA investors can now buy Krugerrands at a 10% discount - but caution is advised.
A local entrepreneur tells how he has kept his small, black-owned mining business afloat.
The 100MW Kathu Solar Park in Northern Cape will keep the lights on in 50 000 households.
Wayde van Niekerk presents SA with a much-needed symbol of unity, says Solly Moeng.
An analyst weighs in on renewable energy options as lucrative nuclear deals beckon.
Companies practising gender discrimination turn their backs on a vast pool of talent.
Retail sales, especially vehicle sales, are set to continue driving the Eastern Cape economy for a considerable time.
Limpopo's commodities sector is up, with the mining sector showing strong recovery after strikes in the first quarter.
The Gauteng economy is stagnating but subsectors are still doing well, with construction and especially car purchases showing growth.
A power line inspection drone designed by local robotics engineers could be the answer to Eskom's power cut woes, and has already piqued interest overseas.
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