It is shockingly obvious that the only way to explain the charge against Gordhan and his two co-accused and the manner of its serving is malicious intent.
Apple is losing the innovation game, it can’t trap users anymore Not only is Apple suffering from a major lack of hardware innovation but it’s also being outdone in software and online, where apps reign supreme. It quite possibly signals the company’s eventual demise. The
South Africa’s economy will be stuck unless there’s new political alignment The fundamental problem confronting South Africa today is a political culture that is defective and out of kilter with the needs of the majority of the people. Innovative thinking about transforming the economy is
South Africa does child support grants well, but not other welfare services When Jabulile’s young niece, Thando, came to live with her, she immediately treated her in the same way she treated her own four children, despite the financial pressures of having an extra mouth
The Democractic Alliance (DA) says it will challenge, in court, the reappointment of South African Airways (SAA) Board Chairperson Dudu Myeni to the new SAA board. Spokesperson to DA Leader Mmusi Maimane, Mabine Seabe describes cabinet’s decision as “wholly irrational and irresponsible” in an interview
South Africa must free itself from the burden of owning a national airline South Africa needs to accept the reality that the time when national airlines flew as carriers of national pride is a thing of the past. Some national carriers – South African Airways
South Africa is Africa’s largest economy (again). But what does it mean? South Africa has toppled Nigeria and reclaimed its status as the largest economy in Africa. This comes two years after Nigeria rebased its GDP calculation and advanced to the top spot. South Africa
Election result will compound South Africa’s economic woes South Africa’s 2016 municipal elections were held against the backdrop of challenging economic conditions in the country. This has amplified the interconnections between politics and economic fortunes. The latest forecast from the South African Reserve Bank has
South Africa can expect zero growth. Its problems are largely homemade South Africa’s Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago has forecast zero percent growth for 2016, 1.5% in 2017 and 1.7% in 2018. This spells disaster for the country, particularly the unemployed. The jobless rate is
South Africa’s civil servants are the country’s new labour elite Foundation essay: Our foundation essays are longer than usual and take a wider look at a key issue affecting society. The rise of public sector employment in South Africa has a much greater potential import
South Africans pay the price for a poorly regulated telecoms sector Telecommunications clearly facilitate economic growth and participation. As such, countries should care about competitive outcomes in this sector. When competition works it can result in expanded services and lower prices, and it can stimulate
Nigeria is Africa’s best performing country in terms of GDP, but how does South Africa compare? The graphical statistics below show the GDP in South Africa and Nigeria from 2010 to 2014, with a projection up until 2020. Gross domestic product (GDP) denotes the aggregate
How investors see South Africa: lots of potential, not worth the hassle South Africa has narrowly survived a downgrade of the rating of its government bonds. The reprieve, however, is temporary because government has been warned by the Big Three rating agencies – Fitch, Moody’s
Why it’s appropriate that South Africans rally behind their finance minister Advocate Shaun Abrahams, South Africa’s National Director of Public Prosecutions, has stepped into some torrid waters. At a recent media briefing he dealt with two issues: the first was his announcement that the National
The Constitutional Court has ruled that South Africa’s leading Cellular network Vodacom must compensate Nkosana Makate, the inventor of ‘Please Call Me’. The con-court ruled that Vodacom was bound by an agreement with Nkosana Makate who invented the concept.