• Fascism and brutality

    We should prevent opportunists from using legacies of the past to further their own interests, says Solly Moeng.

  • Terry Bell's Inside Labour

    Despite little cheer for today's youth, their predecessors showed political will can be awakened.

  • Ian Mann's book review

    Bragging about skipping sleep is as absurd as bragging about driving drunk, says Ian Mann.


Top 5 on Fin24: Inflation surprises on downside and Zimbabwe slashes mobile data costs

Jun 20 2018 18:21

A roundup of Wednesday's top economic and finance reads on Fin24.


Cape Town scraps desalination barge plan as water crisis eases

Jun 20 2018 10:08

The City of Cape Town has scrapped plans to hire a desalination barge to supplement water supply after good winter rains helped ease the worst drought on record.

South Africa

SARB may hike interest rate if weak rand boosts inflation

Jun 19 2018 21:07

The rand’s plunge to the weakest in almost seven months against the dollar may necessitate interest-rate increases, central bank Deputy Governor Kuben Naidoo has said.


No hasty decisions on wealth tax, says Ramaphosa's economic advisor Trudi Makhaya

Jun 20 2018 07:31

Government must consider the Davis Tax Committee's work holistically before making decisions about a possible wealth tax, says President Cyril Ramaphosa's economic advisor Trudi Makhaya.


Mantashe: New Mining Charter to drive transformation, reduce risk

Jun 18 2018 22:12

Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe says the latest version of the Mining Charter will empower mineworkers and mining communities while shielding companies.


Only radical change will give youth a real future

Jun 17 2018 12:00

A disproportionate number of young South Africans between the ages of 15 and 24 are destined to join the ranks of the world’s discarded people.


SABS 'thrown under Gupta bus'

Jun 17 2018 10:59

The trade and industry department has accused its own body – the SA Bureau of Standards – of colluding to help Gupta-owned Tegeta coal mine maintain a supply contract with Eskom.

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Ekurhuleni municipality accused of forcing businessman to pay a bribe

Jun 17 2018 06:11

A service provider to the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality has accused its senior officials of terminating his copier contract after he refused to pay bribes they allegedly demanded.


A wage hike will ‘derail Eskom recovery’

Jun 17 2018 05:59

The wage dispute between Eskom and two major unions representing its workers might significantly slow the power utility’s turnaround if it has to find extra money to meet their demands.

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