Had Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan raised VAT, he would probably have been fired.
Gordhan’s budget was disappointing and even a bit depressing, says Jaco Leuvennink.
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Is the proposed national minimum wage of R20 an hour a boon for exploited workers, or will it simply add to SA's unemployment woes? Fin24 users give their views.
A snap Fin24 Twitter poll shows that many respondents expected President Jacob Zuma to focus on economic growth as his top priority during his State of the Nation Address.
The R20 an hour minimum wage deal has been widely criticised, with one Fin24 user saying SA's leaders are buying buffaloes instead of funding education for poor black children.
With the debate about a planned tax on sugar-sweetened beverages heating up, Fin24 ran a snap poll on the sugar intake of readers.
South Africa needs a leader, who like Nelson Mandela, made nation building a priority, according to a Fin24 user.
The rector of St Stithians College, Dr Tim Nuttall, provides an opinion on the role and value of independent private education, as well as on the 2017 fees.
To pay or not to pay: that seems to be the big question when it comes to considering the high cost of attending South Africa's top and most expensive private boarding schools.
Although property companies say holiday makers are prepared to pay up to R150 000 to stay in plush villas in Cape Town, a Fin24 Twitter poll proved contrary.
A Fin24 user joins the private school fees debate and shares his views on why it is worth spending a fortune on top private education for his three children.
We asked Fin24 users what would they do with R100 000. Their responses varied from investing it to settling debt, taking a holiday and venturing into business.
A Fin24 user has been left disappointed after Capitec was unable to pay back money that was stolen from her account.
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.
Fin24 asked users in a snap poll how they bought their property. We've put the results here for you.
Fin24 users share their savings stories with us, with one saving for a honeymoon they never had, while another decided to save after her card declined when she wanted to buy a loaf of bread.
While being questioned for allegedly bribing South Korea’s president, Samsung Group’s Jay Y. Lee is locked up at a prison notorious for housing convicted billionaires, a serial killer and the hangman’s noose.
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