ARTICLES RELATING TO SA ECONOMY

Praise all round as SARS proves naysayers wrong

51 minutes ago

Naysayers who predicted that recent scandals would negatively impact revenue collection had to eat their words as SARS exceeded its collection target by R7.3bn.

Cees Bruggemans: The South African modernity groundswell

2015-04-01 13:01

A superb piece about modernity in South Africa and the politics and economics of an ever-developing country.

Fill up before massive fuel price increase hits

2015-03-31 18:25

Motorists are reminded of their last chance to fill up before a huge fuel price increase comes into effect.

February trade deficit narrows to R8.48bn

2015-03-31 15:18

South Africa's trade deficit has narrowed to R8.48bn in February after a substantial rise in exports, data from the South African Revenue Services shows.

Household credit growth sinks to five-year low

2015-03-31 06:00

Growth in the total value of outstanding credit balances in the South African household sector has hit its lowest level since January 2010, says Absa.

Cape toll ruling echoes early warnings on Sanral - Outa

2015-03-30 17:07

The latest ruling on the Cape Winelands toll project reflects concerns expressed in other judgments against Sanral over the past decade, says Outa.

Defiant Vavi wants to stop Cosatu hijack

2015-03-30 14:39

By the end of the day Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi expects to be informed that he has either been suspended or dismissed from his post.

Vavi: It would be a mockery for me to attend Cosatu meeting

2015-03-30 12:02

The fate of Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi could be decided during a special central executive committee meeting.

Public sector wages showdown: this time it’s got to be different

2015-03-30 07:45

Public sector wage talks have been one-way traffic for years, government officials may huff and puff, but their political masters knows who voted them into power.

Eskom losing maintenance battle - report

2015-03-29 11:51

An article in Rapport says Eskom is losing its battle to do essential maintenance at the country's power plants and it's caught in a spiral of unplanned maintenance.

 

Sanral breaks its silence on Cape toll 'secret'

2015-04-01 19:00

Toll tariffs for the proposed N1 and N2 Winelands toll roads in the Western Cape have not been set, says Sanral CEO Nazir Alli.

Chamber questions R38bn Sanral toll contract hike

2015-04-01 11:12

A business chamber has questioned how a R10bn contract to build Western Cape toll roads could turn into a R48bn revenue stream for a consortium.

Chamber urges Eskom to hire experts

2015-03-31 15:43

Experts must urgently be appointed to deal effectively with the severe crisis at Eskom, which has become a big embarrassment for SA, says a business chamber.

BEE winners and losers

2015-03-31 07:30

Creating real change, real jobs and bringing the poor into the mainstream economy requires a new ideology and strong leadership, says Gerhard Papenfus.

Sanral talking to lawyers about toll ruling

2015-03-30 17:45

Sanral will discuss the Supreme Court of Appeal ruling regarding the Cape Winelands toll roads with its legal representatives, says the roads agency.

Sanral's Cape toll tariff shocker

2015-03-30 16:06

A Cape business chamber has expressed shock after learning that the Winelands toll fees would be nearly three times higher than Gauteng's e-tolls.

Cape Town discloses Sanral’s tolling secrets

2015-03-30 12:49

The Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of the City of Cape Town concerning Sanral’s secrecy application.

February credit growth slows

2015-03-30 09:34

South Africa's private sector credit demand slowed to 8.67% year-on-year in February from an unrevised 9.15% in January, says the Reserve Bank.

Minister after me: Tsotsi

2015-03-29 15:06

Eskom chairperson Zola Tsotsi has fingered Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown for orchestrating moves to remove him, the Sunday Independent reports.

Eskom, Westinghouse court case drags on

2015-03-29 10:20

The court case between Eskom and Westinghouse has taken another turn in the South Gauteng High Court after the judge dismissed the review application.

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