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Corporate and personal income tax collections have slowed since October, and Eskom is a major concern.
Candid insights from one of the wealthiest men in Africa.
Views from local and international experts.

South Africa Ramaphoria not helping economy

The positive change in South Africa’s mood following President Cyril Ramaphosa replacing Jacob Zuma has not yet influenced our economy.

Business Why ‘mashonisas’ remain such popular informal lenders

A recent report sought to find out why low-income consumers opt to borrow from illegal lenders, rather than accessing formal credit lines.

Business Zwane’s Mining Charter just another pro-Zuma gambit

This populism on steroids cares little for the actual health of the industry or the country.

Business Outdated political ideology is the sick man of this country

Essential reading for the ANC as it prepares for its policy conference later this month.

Talking Point Quarterly labour force figures paint a grim picture

The reality and facts are awful, and we must face them.

Business There is no financial tsunami on the horizon

President Jacob Zuma’s actions have caused the country and economy great harm and their ramifications will probably continue for many years to come.

Business A blueprint for financial survival

A financial tsunami heading our way… what to do?

Talking Point SA needs to do more to plug its deficit than target the rich

In his 2017/18 budget speech, Pravin Gordhan opted to focus on taxing high income earners to find desperately needed money.

Business The odd meaning of ‘radical economic transformation’ in SA

In his state of the nation address, Zuma spoke emphatically of ‘radical economic transformation’, causing nationwide debate. What does it mean?

Editorials Irony-free Cyril willing to invest further billions in ‘predictable’ SA

In a column penned by the deputy president, Ramaphosa says SA is governed in a ‘stable and predictable way’. Really now?

Business Zama-zamas here to stay, top mining lawyer says

Widespread poverty will continue feeding the desperation that keeps zama-zamas going underground, top lawyer says.

Business Black South Africans earn the least – survey

Black workers earn on average R4 723 a month, coloureds R6 294, Indians R12 265 and whites R17 123.

Personal Finance State to close provident fund tax loophole

Provident fund members have best of both worlds – saving for retirement in a tax shelter then being able to take 100% of savings as a cash lump sum on retirement.



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