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Taking the gap
By: Terence Creamer 3rd March 2017 Like a Mamelodi Sundowns striker against a hapless Orlando Pirates defender, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan skilfully took the gap left by... →
By: Terence Creamer 24th February 2017 While the recent chaos-ridden State of the Nation address was long on rhetoric and short on detail (as well as new ideas), President Jacob Zuma... →
By: Terence Creamer 17th February 2017 The closure and possible liquidation of an Eastern Cape wind-tower manufacturing facility only four years after it opened raises serious questions... →
To trade jaw-jaw is always better . . .
By: Terence Creamer 10th February 2017 The backlash against globalisation and scepticism over the benefits of free trade is currently so strong that there is a real risk that countries... →
By: Terence Creamer 3rd February 2017 Those who have always been cautious about believing what they read arguably possess a genuine edge in this era of ‘alternative facts’ and... →
Walk and chew gum
By: Terence Creamer 27th January 2017 Much attention is rightly being given to the composition of South Africa’s future electricity generation mix. Warts and all, the much-delayed... →
Power battle lines
By: Terence Creamer 20th January 2017 The delicate balancing of the factional interests within the African National Congress (ANC) was a significant feature of the National Executive... →
Difficult, but important year
By: Terence Creamer 16th December 2016 Few South Africans are likely to look back on 2016 with much fondness. Nevertheless, it has arguably been an important year for the country and the... →
Plan, but no man
By: Terence Creamer 9th December 2016 South African Reserve Bank (SARB) governor Lesetja Kganyago does little to hide his frustration about the lack of progress in pursuing the... →
By: Terence Creamer 2nd December 2016 First the good news. The Department of Energy (DoE) has, finally, released the draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) base case for public comment... →