• Restoring sanity to SA

    We should be driven by the thought that SA belongs to all who live in it, says Solly Moeng.

  • Clamouring for action

    2017 will see battles between politicians as well as those tired of politicking, says Daniel Silke.

  • Realistic dreaming

    Preparation and sound advice will turn entrepreneurial dreams into reality, says Ian Mann.

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Ramaphosa: R3 500 not a living or decent wage, but it's a start

Dec 07 2016 19:17

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has acknowledged R3 500 is neither a living wage nor a decent one, but it’s a good launching pad from where wages can be pulled up.


Wind, solar could cost R90bn less than nuclear - CSIR

Dec 07 2016 17:44

A re-optimised energy mix scenario, with 72% of renewables, could cost R90bn less than either of the IRP 2016’s base case and carbon scenarios.


Ramaphosa: Politics not key concern of ratings agencies

Dec 07 2016 17:02

Ratings agencies are not overly concerned with SA's political noise, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. Instead, they want to know where economic growth will come from.


DA misled public over R200 000 funding - DTI

Dec 07 2016 16:50

The Department of Trade and Industry has denied that it funded the Progressive Youth in Business to the tune of R200 000 as claimed by the Democratic Alliance.


Davies defends R1.26m spent on two official cars

Dec 07 2016 16:16

The Department of Trade and Industry has dismissed claims that it was extravagant by spending R1.26m on the purchase of two vehicles for Minister Rob Davies.


FIC Bill delays could harm SA's global standing - banking body

Dec 07 2016 14:42

Ratification of the Financial Intelligence Centre Bill is urgent and further delays could dent SA's global reputation, warns Banking Association of SA MD Cas Coovadia.


CEOs expect rand to depreciate in 2017

Dec 07 2016 13:49

CEOs believe the local unit’s recent gains will be short-lived, and that its value may depreciate even further in 2017.


FIC Bill objections not based on legal opinion - Treasury

Dec 07 2016 12:16

Neither the Progressive Professionals Forum nor the Black Business Forum have based their objections to the Financial Intelligence Centre Bill on a legal opinion, says Treasury.


EXPOSED: Coca-Cola bankrolls IRR research on sugary tax in SA

Dec 07 2016 07:49

The Coca-Cola Company has funded research by respected think tank the SA Institute for Race Relations on taxing sugar-sweetened beverages, Fin24 can reveal.


Des van Rooyen begs MPs to back budget changes

Dec 06 2016 20:42

Des van Rooyen, Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, has delivered a desperate plea to MPs to approve adjustments to his department’s budget.

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Fitch affirms SA banks, but drops outlooks to negative

Dec 06 2016 19:40

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the long-term issuer default ratings of four banks, while revising their outlooks to negative from stable.


Warning of SA's growth falling below 0.5%

Dec 07 2016 05:01

The country may struggle to hit previously projected gross domestic product growth in 2016 amid disappointing third-quarter GDP expansion of 0.2%, say economists.

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