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  • The Ramaphosa Plan

    The president said on Friday that the work "starts now". He wasn't wrong, writes Pieter du Toit.

  • Stimulus recap

    Seven key points in the president's package of economic reforms and spending plans.

  • Supporting role

    Meet the members of President Cyril Ramaphosa's new 10-person advisory panel on land reform.


Success of Ramaphosa’s agriculture stimulus plan depends on land reform outcome – economist

Sep 21 2018 20:54

Current land reform discussions and the direction the policy takes will be key determinants of the success of President Cyril Ramaphosa's proposed action points for stimulating the South African agricultural economy, says agricultural economist Wandile Sihlobo.


Too early to panic about SA land - SA Reserve Bank deputy

Sep 21 2018 20:03

The ANC's plan to make it easier to take land without compensation could impact financial-sector stability, but it’s “too early to panic", says the deputy governor of SARB.


Stimulus recap: What Ramaphosa announced on Friday

Sep 21 2018 19:26

A look at seven key points President Cyril Ramaphosa made when he announced a package of economic reforms and spending plans in an effort to kick-start SA's sluggish economy.


ANC sends, then retracts SARB monetary policy statement

Sep 20 2018 21:19

A retracted statement by the ANC ahead of the SARB interest rate decision, claimed the party believes monetary policy is a "critical legislative instrument".


In the grip of recession, SA may consider rate increase

Sep 19 2018 12:16

Policy makers may be about to consider whether to follow counterparts from Russia to Turkey and raise interest rates - even when the country is battling a recession.


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Watch out for spike in robberies, businesses warned

Sep 20 2018 06:06

Retailers have been warned to be extra vigilant when handling cash as the festive season approaches - which often brings with it a spike in business robberies.

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