A VAT hike may be a quicker means of filling state coffers than raising corporate taxes.
Fiscal policy must improve business confidence and boost investment.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is waiting to hear what you would like to see in the budget.
Kenya has approved the import of 5 million bags of yellow corn from Ukraine as a drought slashes its own output of the grain.
An outbreak of fall armyworms that has attacked corn plants may spread to sugarcane in the KwaZulu-Natal province, says the Agricultural Research Council.
The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe wants a 40% of tariffs on imports of maize because its struggling to compete with cheaper South African maize grown from genetically modified seeds.
SA is stockpiling chemicals to fight a crippling outbreak of the false armyworm while all Zimbabwean provinces have now been infested with the pest, say officials.
The fall armyworm has a potential to cause a serious food security problem in sub-Saharan Africa, says an expert at emergency UN talks in Harare.
A collapse in the population of the iconic West Coast rock lobster may drive its people into new forms of employment, leaving only a few commercial outfits behind.
Zimbabwe, South Africa, Malawi and other countries in the region are among the nations bracing for dire effects emanating from the outbreak of the false armyworm.
Buying your sweetheart a box of Valentine’s Day chocolates could be cheaper this year thanks to booming cocoa supplies.
African Equity Empowerment Investments will list subsidiary Premier Foods and Fishing on the JSE in March to raise R526.5m in order to grow its market share.
The recently held Cape Wine Auction has raised a record R22.3m, surpassing the target of R15m.
The listing is an example of what can happen if you stay the course long term to add value for your shareholders, says Mustaq Brey, CEO of Sea Harvest parent Brimstone.
Consider giving your honey stocks - a gift that will keep on giving.
Fake news is just another strand of propaganda. An expert shows how to combat it.
Obama’s farewell speeches present a cautionary tale of how South Africa could be going.
Here's a guide on how life cover works and where disability and dread disease insurance fit in.
Waking up early can boost personal productivity. Here are some tips to tackle those early starts.
A growing crisis in SA's education sector could portend a grim future for the country.
There may be others who have not yet been identified, have a lot to lose and need to hide.
Market sentiment may be driven by politicians and not central banks' monetary policies.
Currently horses exported from the Western Cape are required to serve a three month quarantine period in Mauritius before going on to their final destination.
This year's harvest of table grapes does not show a huge increase, but rather reflects a return to normal berry and bunch development.
German regulators have banned an internet-connected doll called "My Friend Cayla" that can chat with children, warning that it was a de facto "spying device".
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