Legalised cannabis cultivation could offer green jobs galore

  A recent report by Prohibition Partners forecasts that Africa could benefit by US$7 billion per year by 2023 if …

Both informal businesses and their owners are getting older

  Both informal businesses and their owners are getting older Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) conducts a Survey of Employers …

“Ramaphoria” morphs into “Dystopia”

  “Ramaphoria” morphs into “Dystopia” The euphoria that accompanied the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as leader of the African National …

Final sales soared by 10.7% q/q saa in the fourth quarter

  The South African economy reaped the benefits of a weaker rand as real final sales, which is gross domestic …

Fiscal deficit soars in January as spending surges

The fiscal deficit soared by 45.9% year-on-year (y/y) in January to R60.3 billion, as spending soared by 20.9% y/y to …

BUDGET 2019: We are planting a new seed : Mboweni

Minister Tito Mboweni started his speech with a quote from Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities”

2019 Foreign trade balance should see improved performance

The collapse in the international oil price since early October 2018 should mean that South Africa in 2019…

South African inflation better than expected in 2018

The annual average South African consumer inflation rate of 4.7% was better than expected by….

Challenges with exporting bulk commodities

The ports data from Transnet National Ports Authority showed a 2.0% decline in bulk commodity exports to…