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  • Channelling Thatcher

    A battle with unions will be the biggest test for Ramaphosa and Mboweni, writes Pieter du Toit.

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    We are no longer turning around, we are growing, says the group's CEO as profit surge.

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Cloud computing: invisible, versatile and highly profitable

Feb 29 2020 13:33

With each passing quarter, Amazon, Microsoft and Google have been setting new records, while cloud computing has become the invisible backbone supporting much of our daily lives. Its potential to become an even bigger part of people's daily existence


WATCH: Beyond Meat triples sales but earnings disappoint

Feb 29 2020 11:33

Beyond Meat said that fourth-quarter sales tripled, but shares fell 7% in after-hours trading as the company missed earnings expectations and announced that its Executive Chairman will resign.


Analysis & Opinion


OPINION | The light side of load shedding

The Eskom crisis has acted as a catalyst for change, and there at last...


INSIDE LABOUR: The 'pie in the sky' Budget

More than a century ago, the great labour movement balladeer, Joe Hill,...


IAN MANN REVIEWS: Tiny habits that can change everything

By applying the insights for which this author has been most prominent,...

Budget 2020

ANALYSIS | Channelling Thatcher: Battle with unions will be Ramaphosa, Mboweni’s biggest test

President Cyril Ramaphosa and Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s stated ambition...

Budget 2020

Budget 2020 | READ: Minister Mboweni's speech in full

The Aloe Ferox survives and thrives when times are tough. It actually...

In other news

World stock rout extends on coronavirus fears; Europe futures down 4%

Feb 28 2020 09:32

Fear tightened its grip on global markets Friday.

Moody's on Budget 2020 | Proposed spending restraint likely still won't stabilise debt burden

Feb 27 2020 21:24

Uncertainty about government's ability to negotiate with unions to reduce the public sector wage bill and potential contingent liabilities from SOEs means risks to SA's budget forecasts are elevated, says ratings agency Moody's.

Mboweni denies negotiating in bad faith in public wage storm

Feb 28 2020 05:02

Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni rejected claims by critics and public sector unions that National Treasury sprang plans to adjust the public service wage bill by R160.2bn in three years on them without due warning.

Cosatu: Mboweni not competent to talk about public wage bill cuts

Feb 27 2020 16:12

The public sector wage bill is not bloated and it is "irresponsible" of Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to announce a plan to address the issue when there is a bargaining process in place to address such matters, Cosatu said on Thursday.

Satawu set to march on Airlink at OR Tambo International

Feb 27 2020 22:10

Satawu plans to march on privately-owned regional airline Airlink at OR Tambo International Airport to protest against what it claims to be "victimisation".

'Join me in economy class': Mboweni asks MPs to commit to cost cutting

Feb 27 2020 17:57

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni told Members of Parliament that members of the legislature would need to follow his example in containing costs, if only to demonstrate to taxpayers that government was committed to spending revenues more responsibly.



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Cuts to the public sector wage bill took centre stage at this year's Budget

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