The short-termism plague

2014-04-03 07:17

Are South Africa’s policies promoting progress or regress, asks Geoffrey Chapman.

Power and money in spotlight at UWC

2014-03-09 09:02

The wage and welfare gap is proving a potent political weapon, and it was wielded with considerable effect at a UWC mass meeting.

Manuel: Invest in people, not minerals

2013-09-04 11:21

South Africans need to harness collective power to promote social economic development, says Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel.

Luhabe: World needs economic revolution

2013-02-15 15:21

The global economy is out of kilter and needs a new breed of entrepreneur who can combine profit with a social conscience, says social entrepreneur Wendy Luhabe.

Gigaba: High price to pay for inequality

2012-11-13 09:39

We all realise inequality will cost us dear and it is a social curse we will bear heavily if nothing is done, says Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba.

World Bank sees lower SA growth

2012-07-24 21:46

The World Bank has cut its growth forecast for SA to 2.5% from 3.1%, saying the country is vulnerable to weakened global economic conditions.

Know your trade rights

2012-07-05 15:37

Geoffrey Chapman alerts on trade barriers.

Sacci: SA must tackle unique circumstances

2012-06-08 16:04

The country must come to terms with its own unique circumstances to create jobs and address inequality, says the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Vavi: Global priorities are wrong

2012-05-16 16:52

The global financial crisis and its consequences are a direct result of the greed and waste defining global capitalism, says Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Infrastructure plan will aid jobs

2012-02-14 16:12

ANC chief whip Mathole Motshekga says the state's capital expenditure plan will create jobs and help tackle poverty.

NPC: SA needs paradigm shift on poverty

2011-11-11 15:28

The National Planning Commission says SA can reduce poverty and inequality over the next 20 years if it undergoes a paradigm shift.


The price of inequality

2014-03-13 07:18

Leopold Scholtz looks at the tricky balance between growth and freedom.

Invest in education, urges Marcus

2013-10-30 09:07

Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus says the most important investment of all is in young people's education, as this can break SA's cycle of inequality and poverty.

A cure for our ills?

2013-03-11 07:37

Chavez' economic heresies make a lot of sense, says Mandi Smallhorne.

All my own work, huh?

2012-11-19 07:07

Few make it to the top entirely on their own merits, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Pay disparities persist - Zuma

2012-10-30 14:41

Census 2011 results show the black majority remains worst affected by poverty, unemployment, and inequality, says President Jacob Zuma.

Gigaba: Environment matters to business

2012-07-13 11:22

A sustainable future is non-negotiable if South Africa is to solve problems such as poverty and inequality, says Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba.

Income inequality divides SA - survey

2012-05-23 22:00

Economic liberation or the lack thereof is the most divisive issue in the country, according to a survey.

Zuma: Business in townships needed

2012-05-15 12:58

Meaningful economic activity in townships and rural villages and towns is needed to fight poverty, unemployment and inequality, says President Jacob Zuma.

SA economy adds 80 000 jobs in January

2012-02-13 10:43

Although jobs were created, the economy is still 420 000 jobs short of the peak employment level before the 2009 global financial crisis, says Adcorp.

NPC targets 11 million jobs by 2030

2011-11-11 15:38

The National Planning Commission says SA can create 11 million new jobs by 2030 if an environment for sustainable employment and economic growth is created.

Cosatu lambastes top-earning CEOs

2010-12-06 18:44

Inequality in South Africa is even worse than previously thought, the Congress of South African Trade Unions says.

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