Multisided platforms can create huge value for society and fortunes for entrepreneurs, says Ian Mann.
A lack of compassion with ordinary people is crucial to SA’s failures, says Mandi Smallhorne.
An economist ponders the top question concerning those who control international capital flows.
The Parliamentary Budget Office estimates fee-free education at universities would cost the fiscus around R250bn over a three-year period.
Gauteng intends to make the open tender system compulsory by law to ensure procurement processes are free from corruption, says Finance MEC Barbara Creecy.
President Jacob Zuma says it would be “improper” for him to interfere with the work of the NPA with regard to charges laid against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
Although the Western Cape is by far the strongest housing market among SA’s major regions, it cannot defy gravity for ever, cautions a property expert.
Measured in real terms total income generated by the food and beverages industry has decreased in August 2016 compared with August 2015, says Statistics SA.
Threatening the independence of Treasury and Sars puts off investors, writes Mkhululi Nqabeni.
A new funding initiative could revive failed land reform programmes such as Mamahlola.
Lesetja Kganyago, the governor of the SA Reserve Bank, has refused to be drawn into the debate about whether the bank’s mandate should be extended to include targeting economic growth.
Eskom’s long-standing relationship with French energy company may rain on the Russians’ parade.
Bidding for government’s 2 000 megawatt liquid gas power plant at Richards Bay, announced last week as part of a R50bn plan to boost SA’s gas industry, is set to begin next August.
Standard Bank and Barclays have echoed FirstRand that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan couldn’t interfere when banks closed accounts linked to the Gupta family.
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The ANC must choose between self-interest or national interest, says an analyst.
The ANC should swap reckless promises for reforms that will uplift SA, says an analyst.
An economist explains how Uber helps to make the world a better place for society at large.
5 tips for financial spring-cleaning that will help you lead a more productive life.
A minimum wage could cause rising youth unemployment and stunt career prospects.
Fixing the educational system and developing a modern tax system will do much to help.
Shiley Zinn overcame teen pregnancy and setbacks to achieve business success.
Former finance minister Trevor Manuel has hit back at rumours that the Hawks are contemplating charges against him for his approval of a Sars contract.
The complaint he laid with the Hawks and the Public Protector over a R100m contract at Sars has nothing to with whether he and Trevor Manuel like each other or not, says Mzwanele Manyi.
Apple Inc. shares fell after the world’s most-valuable company reported sliding prices for its smartphones and forecast lower-than-expected profitability over the holiday period.
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