South African economy | Fin24
  • Clean Energy

    Red tape and political wrangling are hindering the expansion of solar power projects.

  • Jet Airways

    The airline that flew Gupta wedding guests to Sun City in 2013 has run out of money.

  • Fin24’s newsletter

    Sign up to receive Fin24's top news in your inbox every morning.


Cosatu wants Mboweni to take his own advice and retire

Apr 24 2019 11:19

South Africa’s largest labour federation, Cosatu, wants Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to practice what he preaches, and retire. That may not be because he’s too old, but rather that they just don’t like him.


Manuel vs EFF: I want to vindicate my name, as well as SARS and Treasury

Apr 23 2019 06:00

Trevor Manuel says his court battle with the EFF is not only to clear his name but also to protect the integrity of National Treasury and the SA Revenue Service.


Red tape and political wrangling stymie SA's solar power projects

Apr 23 2019 05:00

Applications to generate more than 1000MW of small-scale solar power are sitting on the desks of the authorities but red tape and “political wrangling” are holding up the process of getting this new electricity onto the grid.

South Africa

10 days with no foot and mouth disease found, but restrictions to remain

Apr 17 2019 18:25

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries says the incubation periods prompted by the detection of foot and mouth disease have lapsed without any new cases detected.

South Africa

Brand SA appoints new acting CEO

Apr 16 2019 19:47

Brand South Africa has appointed Thulisile Manzini as Acting CEO, following the suspension of its former boss.


Lack of safety for women may be impacting SA's wealth

Apr 16 2019 21:57

The safety of women is one of the best ways to gauge a country's long-term wealth growth potential, states a new report by AfrAsia Bank and New World Wealth.


Easter is also a feast for criminals, retailers and consumers warned

Apr 18 2019 07:59

Many criminals use the Easter long weekend and its related upsurge in shoppers to their advantage, warns the joint CEO of a retail cash management company.



About 3 000 super-rich left SA in the past 10 years - report

Apr 16 2019 05:00

About 3 000 super-rich - those with wealth of about R14m or more - migrated from South Africa over the past 10 years, according to a New World Wealth report.

Company Snapshot

Money Clinic

Money Clinic
Do you have a question about your finances? We'll get an expert opinion.
Click here...

Voting Booth

Do you think government can solve the Eskom crisis?

Previous results · Suggest a vote