With so much tilting voters against change, democratic reason is the loser, says Solly Moeng.
True grit is a reliable predictor of who will achieve success in life, says Ian Mann.
The system sucks and it’s being used far too often as an excuse, says Mandi Smallhorne.
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.
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Making collection of old debt illegal has caused a big drop in civil summonses.
SA, like China, should implement changes to make it less dependent on commodities.
Gari Dombo of Alexander Forbes gives insurance tips for property rentals.
An expert says Zuma's multi-million fund for entrepreneurs is an unrealistic dream.
A Fin24 user tells how he escaped the debt trap without even needing a debt counsellor.
As PW's lack of reform led to sanctions, will Zuma’s inaction plunge SA into junk status?
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.
Microsoft and Facebook are building a new sub-sea Internet cable that will cross the Atlantic Ocean to carry customers' data between North America and Southern Europe
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