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Efforts to get South Africa's economy moving are no more than a patch up job

Efforts to get South Africa's economy moving are no more than a patch up job

23rd February 2018 Its obvious that the South African government approached the 2018 budget from an extremely tight spot and with limited options. The country has... 

South Africa's budget: first steps towards a recovery, but at what cost?

South Africa's budget: first steps towards a recovery, but at what cost?

22nd February 2018 The 2018 Budget, presented by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba in Parliament, lays out the painful consequences of the country’s public finances for... 

South Africa's finance minister played the tax cards he had left: wealth and VAT

South Africa's finance minister played the tax cards he had left: wealth and VAT

22nd February 2018 South Africa’s 2018 national budget came with a raft of tax increases indicating the country’s desperation to address a growing gap in its public... 

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No more mercy for bad behaviour at South Africa's state owned companies

No more mercy for bad behaviour at South Africa's state owned companies

22nd February 2018 South Africa’s 2018 national budget was presented amid growing concern about the financial sustainability of key state owned enterprises such as... 

Africa waves some leaders goodbye: but is the democratic deficit any narrower?

Africa waves some leaders goodbye: but is the democratic deficit any narrower?

21st February 2018 At a time where Africa has seen a few long-standing leaders exit, the issue of change in power is occupying minds of citizens as well as those in... 

Premier quitting and state of emergency signal urgent need for reform in Ethiopia

Premier quitting and state of emergency signal urgent need for reform in Ethiopia

20th February 2018 Hailemariam Desalegn, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia has become the first Ethiopian leader to relinquish power willingly. He submitted his... 

People in African cities are taking charge of their water supplies - and it's working

People in African cities are taking charge of their water supplies - and it's working

20th February 2018 The world has made tremendous progress in bridging the gap between water supply and demand. But there’s a long way still to go. In a 2017 joint... 

Who is Cyril Ramaphosa? A profile of the new leader of South Africa

Who is Cyril Ramaphosa? A profile of the new leader of South Africa

16th February 2018 South Africa has a new president – Cyril Ramaphosa. But who is he? Ramaphosa cuts a fitting figure to take over government, stabilise the economy,... 

Zuma finally falls on his sword: but not before threatening to take the house down with him

Zuma finally falls on his sword: but not before threatening to take the house down with him

15th February 2018 The Zuma years are over. He kept fighting almost to the very end. But South Africa’s scandal-ridden President Jacob Zuma finally accepted the... 

Zuma's time is up – but what does it mean for South Africa?

Zuma's time is up – but what does it mean for South Africa?

15th February 2018 South Africa’s African National Congress (ANC) is mired in a serious leadership crisis, and President Jacob Zuma faces an ignominious end to his... 

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