South Africa has to be a better option for Trump than Greenland is, writes Howard Feldman.
In the absence of a credible opposition party with sufficient electoral power to challenge the ANC, perhaps the IMF is best placed to help the ANC to discover 21st century economic consciousness, writes Ayabulela Dlakavu.
The ANC should work towards reforms that will avoid seeing the introduction of asset prescription or seeking money from the International Monetary Fund, urged the DA.
This week on POLOTIKI, we look at the legal battle between the South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) and EFF. Listen.
International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde is "uniquely qualified" to lead the European Central Bank, according to ECB Executive Board member Benoit Coeure.
International Monetary Fund leader Christine Lagarde has called on governments to de-escalate current trade disputes and instead work to fix the global system.
The IMF has lowered SA's projected GDP growth rate for 2019 from 1.4% to 1.2%, putting SA among the worst performers in sub-Saharan Africa.
Egypt is on track to end subsidies on most fuels by June 15 as part of a reform programme led by the International Monetary Fund.
The International Monetary Fund board has approved a $2 billion loan payment to Egypt, the latest in the country's three-year aid programme.
The number of South African CEO’s who are 'very confident' about their company’s prospects for revenue growth has dropped to 18% in 2019 compared to 22% in 2018.
SA has immense potential, but it is at a crossroads, Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF said at the conclusion of her visit to the country.
Government avoided the "original sin" of issuing bonds in foreign currencies.
Despite some internal ANC support for the president, Ramaphosa remains at the helm of a very unstable ship. Over the next few months, there are at least five flashpoints which are likely to test ANC unity to the hilt.
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde submitted her resignation from the global crisis lender. As she heads for the ECB, the race to succeed her at the IMF has already begun.
Since its founding in 1945, the Washington-based lender has always been run by a European as part of an unwritten understanding that means an American helms the World Bank.
President Cyril Ramaphosa faces a perfect storm of factors requiring him to make some tough decisions, says Terence Corrigan.
Given that May 8 election is unlikely to change the South African social and economic reality, spelling out IMF involvement becomes a post-election imperative, writes Denis Worrall.
The IMF says if countries with low gender equality improved their equality ratings, they could see their economies grow by an average of 35% - yet 88% of countries still have restrictions against women in the workplace embedded in their constitutions or laws, writes Donna Rachelson.
The International Monetary Fund has cleared the way to approve the next $2 billion loan payment to Egypt, IMF chief Christine Lagarde has announced.
Tunisia is marking eight years since its democratic uprising amid deepening economic troubles and simmering anger at the revolution's unfulfilled promises.
The country should 'never be complacent' about protecting key institutions such as the central bank or National Treasury as it tries to boost economic growth, according to IMF head Christine Lagarde.
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