"The National Treasury is particularly vulnerable because so much rides on fiscal policy decisions"
The “underlying strong and converging messages” of the rating agencies sends a clear signal
Dawid Malherbe and his company were convicted earlier this year of fraud and money laundering
"Unsurprisingly, the nuclear industry and its supporters have reacted very negatively to the new draft"
"ANC factional battles may undermine government efforts to improve the governance of SOEs"
'Vietnam is only the latest in a long list of countries that have postponed or abandoned their plans for nuclear new-build'
Government has no choice but to introduce much needed and widely advocated structural reforms
Eskom said it will still request proposals this year from companies looking to build plants
With government financial exposure to the power utility at R368.5 billion, this is serious for the country
'The few individuals and companies that raised their voices were swiftly and violently cut off at the knees by their political interlocutors'
'I go now, because it is in the interests of Eskom and the public it serves, that I do so'
'Even if Eskom was not receiving government support, procurement of nuclear would still be a threat to the economy and an indirect threat to public finances'
In which the head of Eskom clarifies what he meant when he talked about a 'shebeen in Saxonwold'
Eskom CEO explains that his frequent visits to Saxonwold had nothing to do with the Guptas
Molefe broke down and walked out of a briefing on Eskom's results over claims he was part of the Gupta state capture strategy
'In my mind, the current team at the Treasury stands between the predatory elite and the state coffers'
Blockchain, which originated in the digital currency bitcoin, works as a web-based transaction-processing and settlement system
These beaches are backed by steep, unstable sea cliffs. Consequently all mining was forbidden in a buffer zone
'Everything is fine; we are busy preparing for the medium-term Budget policy statement'
The flagging by the banks was in terms of the Financial Intelligence Centre Act, which is used to identify money laundering and tax evasion
The announcement came a day after Oakbay was named in court papers for a slew of dodgy transactions
'This is yet another example of groundless innuendo circulated by some media which Oakbay has proven to be totally false'
Ratings will fall, funds will leave South Africa and the rand will grow even weaker
15 of 23 open medical aids - meaning anyone can join them - incurred losses
'We are going through a difficult economic patch at the moment… but we may well have bottomed out'
Let’s hope that by November we can indeed claim stability in our investment grade
It will embark on the industrial action in response to hardships that vulnerable workers are exposed to
'I was vindicated in observing that the moral caution of our nation is degenerating'
'Because of Zuma‚ SA is now one step closer to a sovereign downgrade‚ which will have disastrous implications'
The trades in question took place on August 6‚ 7 and 11 2015
A change of attitude by SA business leaders can help address some of the country's key socioeconomic challenges
Outa said it was aware of hundreds of motorists who had been offered huge discounts
Deal contingent on the potential introduction of a strategic equity partner
Finance minister says he‚ Treasury director-general Lungisa Fuzile and three other officials met Nazeem Howa and on May 24 in Pretoria
A decision by Sun International to pull out of Nigeria raises many questions about the conditions of doing business in the West African country
Azar Jammine says there is no need to review the structures that monitor the banking sector because Gupta accounts were closed
'The ANC is concerned by the posture adopted by Futuregrowth'
'After speaking to the minister this morning‚ we will provide information even though the board has not sat yet'
South African Airlines is seeking secured and unsecured funding
Once a rising industrial star, it has fallen on hard times lately, its share price shedding 47% in the past three years
The government's nuclear ambitions are controversial. But are they likely to provide the country with the 'cheapest source of electricity'?
'The consequences will be devastating for our economy'
Statement by 21 economists from SA's leading universities condemns persecution of finance minister
JSE rises as rand weakens substantially overnight
For years, local investors ignored the fact that SA firms listed in London paid their CEOs so much more
The cost to SA of maintaining the ownership of South African Airways is proving to be unbearably expensive. It's time to let the struggling carrier go
Demand has fallen so catastrophically that the power utility 'celebrated' a year without load shedding last week. We should be weeping, not rejoicing
Most African pupils have no chance at university because secondary education is highly inequitable and bridging programmes are limited
The mathematician gets why it's crucial that the PIC doesn't fall into the hands of people who would allow it to be bent to the will of politically connected vampires
'For the current year we have not budgeted for a 0% fee increase,' Fees Commission is told
SA has claimed back its status of the largest economy in Africa, toppling Nigeria, due to the appreciation of the rand. What's prompted the movement?
'The South African economy rebounded in Q2, thus avoiding a technical recession'
A court has ordered the national carrier to pay R104-million plus interest to Nationwide Airlines for anticompetitive conduct
It is another financial blow for the cash-strapped airline and it might face a further court bill
Will the ANC feel the need to move to the left after the election outcome?
The auction industry has been painted as a haven for shady people. An anonymous bid to target journalists only reinforces that view
It is difficult to imagine a more toxic, terrifying and politically charged corporate environment
The local currency pushed to R13.6685 to the greenback on Thursday after the Bank of England introduced a package of stimulus measures
There are only a few days left to comment on proposed changes that would bring interest-free or low-interest loans into SARS's tax net
Eskom is on the wrong path propping up smelters and cutting support for renewables and energy efficiency
More stations in parts of Pretoria and Johannesburg reported shortages yesterday
Nigerians are battening down the hatches for one of the worst economic periods in recent history
If I was Eskom, I'd be scared about the future. If IPPs are more efficient, it is inevitable that power utility's role in the overall mix will shrink
A combination of factors resulted in the local currency breaching the elusive R14 to the dollar mark
SAA has not finalised its annual financial statements for 2014-15
A legal spat between Shoprite and Game highlights how exclusive-lease agreements may be more complex than they seem
Forget medicine and law, today's savvy parents would do well to urge their kids to take up a career in high finance
The strike will cause damage to business, NUM general-secretary David Sipunzi told a media briefing
An estimated 15‚000 workers in the petrochemical and pharmaceutical sectors began to strike on Thursday
'The Rand has continued its recent march against the US dollar‚ with an almost uninterrupted two-month streak of gains'
Monopolies have the same effect on economies as cartels do. They charge consumers what they like — and what they like is inevitably high
Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates was worth a cool $77.7 billion
'We must make the most of this small window of opportunity and make sure that farmers are ready to plant by October'
One of the biggest headaches for the power utility's nuclear bid is that no one seems to be able to provide an objective price for nuclear energy
Last week the South African Reserve Bank kept its benchmark interest rate on hold saying a weak economy had persuaded it to pause a hiking cycle
Simply improving the formal economy will not solve the problem
Three agencies have been chosen to collect R15-billion in tax debt older than four years. They have access to SARS’s database and have been sworn to secrecy
Inclusiveness that makes economies dynamic and creates jobs is about opening up the playing field, not just levelling
Switching off independent power producers will be a blow to SA’s world-acclaimed renewables programme — one of the country's rare successes
The South African Revenue Service is bound by constitutional values in the application of tax laws, including 'donations' to Jacob Zuma
The issue of relative costs is an area in which Eskom likes to play fast and loose with facts. Molefe, for instance, loves to talk about the relative cheapness of nuclear power
'Once that board is in place, we require an experienced management team'
'Some people said mail. Some people said news. Some people said search'
Inequality and working poverty are at crisis levels. SA should move swiftly to adopt a national minimum wage
Cheating is crooked, but what about if you're breaking the rules because you think they're wrong?
New measures don't necessarily let applicants off the hook for being investigated in some cases
He clinched the Sasol deal just two years after leaving the cabinet in 2004
Investec has rubbed some investors up the wrong way by lavishing huge salaries on its top brass
Global Softech Solutions (GSS)‚ owned by the Gupta’s Sahara Systems is a sub-contractor in the deal
The lecture IMF deputy MD David Lipton delivers is a warning and a supplication. Change or die
\What enabled a virtually unknown middleman - Daniel Mahlangu of BnP Capital - to obtain a R250m deal?
Universities have resorted to taking some creative steps to bring in cash after President Zuma bowed to students and announced a 0% fee increase
'The effect of this decision means that SAA has terminated both its appointment of BnP Capital as Transaction Advisor'
It puts 2017 growth at 1.1%, from a previous 1.3% forecast
When hackers tried to steal nearly $1-billion from Bangladesh's central bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York failed to spot warning signs
Eskom's opposition to competitive independent power producers is not unexpected: that is what dominant incumbent utilities do
Concerns are increasing within the utility that private producers will undermine Eskom's future revenue streams
He will never reverse the tsunami of antibusiness laws, taxes and policies. He will ensure that SA remains closed for business
It is time to do away with simple notions of growth and look closer at the critical nuances
Brexit government's openness to advice is in stark contrast to SA's government