Developments causing suffering today could lead to truly democratic decision-making.
The rand plunge reflects SA's leadership woes, says Leopold Scholtz.
The SA Tourism CEO should stop shifting blame for the visa fiasco, says Solly Moeng.
Oil has slid at the end of a tumultuous week, during which prices hit 6.5-year lows on fears over China's slowing economy, then rebounded on US growth data.
Crude has extended gains in Asia following a 10% price surge in the previous session fuelled by strong US economic data.
Oil has risen in Asia as dealers digested a mixed US energy report showing a dip in crude inventories, but barely any decline in production despite sinking prices.
Oil prices have recovered some lost ground after a sharp fall sparked by worries about China's faltering economy, the world's largest energy consumer.
Oil prices have turned higher but remains near six-year lows ahead of the latest US energy report after jitters over China's economy spurred heavy losses.
Oil prices have dipped, trading near six-year lows ahead of the latest US energy report after jitters over China's faltering economy spurred heavy losses this week.
Some good news in a bleak week is that South Africa came in second, behind Kenya, in a digital and financial inclusion report by the US think-tank Brookings.
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