With the right announcements the markets would react positively, support the government in seeking growth, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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US fourth seed Reilly Opelka rallied to defeat Canadian second seed Milos Raonic to reach the ATP Delray Beach Open final.
South Africa's Kevin Anderson could be sidelined for seveal months with a recurring knee injury after undergoing another surgery.
Robert Farah, the world's top-ranked men's doubles player, has been cleared of an anti-doping violation by the International Tennis Federation.
Frenchman Gael Monfils won the Montpellier ATP tournament with a straight sets victory over Canada's Vasek Pospisil.
A strict vegetarian diet, spiritual guru and family hugging-sessions aren't methods employed by most athletes, but they have helped Novak Djokovic.
Rafael Nadal said he was "sad" to be out of the Australian Open but credited "great opponent" Dominic Thiem after their four-set thriller.
Roger Federer has faced most top players on tour but never his Australian Open quarter-final opponent Tennys Sandgren, and he is wary of the American.
Home favourite Nick Kyrgios steps up his charge for a first Grand Slam title when he plays Karen Khachanov in the Australian Open third round.
Six-time champion Roger Federer survived an five-set marathon to seal his 100th Australian Open win, fending off a challenge from John Millman.
Alexander Zverev vowed to donate his money to bushfire relief if he picks up the Australian Open's winner's cheque after he swept into the second round.
Chilean Cristian Garin stretched his win streak to nine matches by beating Croatian fifth seed Borna Coric to reach the Rio Open final.
Leo Borg, son of Swedish tennis legend Bjorn, lost his first professional match, falling in straight sets at the second-tier Challenger event.
Frenchman Gael Monfils was the biggest gainer in the ATP top 20 rankings published as tennis caught its breath after the Australian Open.
Gunter Bresnik believes Dominic Thiem has what it takes to usurp the 'Big 3' and reach world No 1.
Novak Djokovic has won all Australian Open finals he has contested, he is on a 12-match winning streak and will become world No 1 if successful.
Nick Kyrgios said he was "shattered" by defeat to Rafael Nadal but added he's "made progress as a human" after his Australian Open campaign ended.
Juan Martin del Potro will undergo a second operation on the right knee he fractured last year as he faces another career-defining crisis.
The ATP Tour announced that it will use the review system for the first time on clay this season, starting with February's event in Rio de Janeiro.
Rafael Nadal will step up his bid for a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title when he faces Argentina's Federico Delbonis at the Australian Open.
Ashleigh Barty will warm up for the Australian Open with a final at the Adelaide International after a comeback win over Danielle Collins.
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