Govt can save poultry sector as job losses loom - Fawu

2017-01-09 13:04

It is within the power of government to protect the local poultry industry which is experiencing massive losses due to low import tariffs, says union Fawu.

Financial pressures hurt SA's household savings

2016-12-11 14:01

Low saving by government and households contributed to the overall decline in the national gross savings level for the third quarter.

Miners’ spat with SA govt deepens over charter

2016-11-18 08:14

Mining companies have warned of “dire consequences” for the industry if a revised Mining Charter is implemented next month as planned.

Stop lying about me, Johann Rupert tells Julius Malema

2016-11-10 16:33

Billionaire Johann Rupert has called on politicians to play the ball and not the man in his acceptance of the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies Lifetime Achievement Award.

SA needs a 'less corrupt' government to boost growth – Jonas

2016-11-08 10:21

Growth has been slowing down since 2011, and “erratic politics” undermines business and public confidence and perpetuates uncertainty, says Deputy Finance Minister, Mcebisi Jonas.

We must be lions, not vultures

2016-10-30 12:00

The failure of leadership, the lack of vision and the creation of divisions where there should be unity must be dealt with, writes Philip Dexter.

Majority still excluded from the property sector - SAIBPP

2016-10-02 21:00

The majority of the population cannot be excluded from the property sector, a key driver in economic development, said Nkuli Bogopa, president of SAIBPP.

Govt departments spent whopping R35bn despite Gordhan's cost cut plans

2016-09-27 13:46

Despite Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s stringent cost cut measures, government departments continue to spend vast amounts of money on consultants, travel, catering and entertainment.

WATCH: Screams and shouts in the National Assembly

MPs from Cope, EFF and the ANC clash swords before President Zuma's QnA on Tuesday.

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Oakbay Investments earns R233m from government

2016-09-08 07:49

Oakbay Investments earned R233m of its revenue from government contracts. The group says the majority of its revenue is generated from private contracts.


Treasury's Microsoft deal to contribute to 'fiscal stability'

2016-12-11 18:00

A contract between Microsoft, National Treasury and the State Information Technology Agency could result in significant savings for the national fiscus.

Proposed R3 500 minimum wage sparks heated debate

2016-11-21 17:21

Experts are divided on whether a proposed minimum wage is a positive development for South Africa's economy.

Govt's late payments to service providers add up to R2.2bn

2016-11-17 18:14

Despite government’s best efforts to ensure service providers are paid within 30 days, there are currently over 23 000 payments valued at R2.2bn outstanding.

Madonsela: We need to rethink BEE

2016-11-08 17:40

BBBEE is important to achieve equality but the model needs rethinking, says Advocate Thuli Madonsela.

Voters in Ivory Coast are weighing in on the country's new constitution, which is expected to be approved despite several violent demonstrations by the opposition.

Voters in Ivory Coast are weighing in on the country's new constitution, which is expected to be approved despite several violent demonstrations by the opposition.

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Record high government requests for Google data

2016-10-13 09:10

Google has said that data requests from governments around the world hit a record high in the six months ending in June, extending a steady rise.

Brown: Unless economy in hands of majority, it's going nowhere

2016-09-27 14:37

The economy remains in the hands of the few and a shift must happen through State Owned Enterprises, says Public Enterprise Minister Lynne Brown.

Moody's underwhelmed by SA growth figures

2016-09-20 12:37

Rating agency Moody's says the 3.3% growth reported for the second quarter of the year, taken in isolation, does not indicate an economic turnaround.

A well-run government is not at war with itself - Ramaphosa

2016-09-09 11:55

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says that government should first achieve stability within itself if it expects other social partners to do the same.

Radebe: Govt will continue to fund municipalities

2016-08-22 11:22

The government will continue to fund municipalities which are no longer under the rule of the governing party so that they can maintain infrastructure, says Minister Jeff Radebe.

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