SONA 2016 has set it all up for Pravin Gordhan, it shows just how powerful he may be, says Daniel Silke.
The history of Valentine Day cards gives a glimpse of how technology resulted in job cuts, says Terry Bell.
A number of factors will impede Zuma’s opportunity to have a ‘Lula moment’, says Prof Dirk Kotze.
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.
Mosioua Lekota exposed a real challenge to the young democracy during SONA, says Alec Hogg.
Sara Gon thinks that SA business leadership in general is out of touch with ordinary people and o...
Matthew Lester has put together a string of videos highlighting key issues ahead of SONA.
It’s never too late to start saving, even when economic times are tough.
Before investing in a buy-to-let property, there are many factors to consider.
Matthew Lester is shocked by President Jacob Zuma's offer to pay the money, he has a SONA wish li...
Last week, the JSE and the rand reached their highest levels this year.
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 security company has identified a vulnerability in e-commerce site eBay which could leave customers exposed to phishing attacks.
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