Zimbabwe's main opposition warns of more protests

2020-01-22 11:12

Zimbabwe's main opposition leader on Tuesday warned his supporters to prepare for more demonstrations to force political and economic change in a country lurching from one crisis to another.

Latin America nations in crisis summit amid Venezuela exodus

2018-09-04 06:19

Government officials from across Latin America and the Caribbean are meeting to coordinate a response to the regional humanitarian crisis caused by Venezuela’s economic collapse.

Angry Venezuelans protest, loot in midst of cash crisis

2016-12-17 19:02

Desperate Venezuelans have looted delivery trucks and clashed with police as a botched plan to introduce new banknotes left people without cash.

OPINION: Malema to be 'big winner' in elections

Political analyst Justice Malala shares his predictions on the EFF's performance in the 2016 municipal elections.

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Libya on verge of economic collapse - UN envoy

2015-05-29 19:00

Libya is on the verge of economic collapse as rival factions haggle over a political settlement, says the United Nations special envoy.

Japan shops abroad to duck bleak local prospects

2015-02-25 20:30

Japanese companies are rushing to buy overseas as prospects are shrinking at home and the threat of further weakening yen mounts.

Lawmaker criticises overseers of Bank of England

2015-01-07 10:31

Officials charged with overseeing the Bank of England have failed to hold the central bank to account during the 2007/2009 financial crisis.

Cash crunch squeezes Caracas carmakers

2014-05-12 08:15

Reduced volume, rising debt, stagnant economy... Venezuelans may enjoy free highways and cheap petrol but are struggling to buy cars as the nation's economic crisis continues.

Health spending falls in third of OECD nations

2013-11-21 14:33

Total health spending fell in one of three OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) nations between 2009 and 2011, with reduced access to medicine.

How to get a loan

2012-11-05 12:52

How do you convince your bank to lend you money? Helena Wasserman shares her tips.


QUICK TAKE: Mabuza’s move and Mboweni’s moan reveals depth of division in party and state

2020-01-10 11:07

Two seemingly unrelated events over the last 24 hours might give us some indication of where the political and economic year is headed. And early signs are that it won’t be pretty, writes Pieter du Toit.

Bashir closes 13 Sudanese diplomatic missions - report

2018-05-03 13:08

President Omar al-Bashir has ordered the closure of 13 Sudanese overseas missions and job cuts at the foreign ministry due to an economic crisis in his country, according to state media.

SA's economically illiterate politicians should look at Venezuela - analyst

2016-05-27 21:30

Those politicians in SA who are economically illiterate should heed what is happening in Venezuela, cautions analyst Dr Martyn Davies of Deloitte.

Cabinet revised SA’s fiscal framework in January - Zuma

2016-02-19 15:16

Cabinet revised SA’s fiscal framework in January after the economic crisis in December, President Jacob Zuma has said during a meeting with black professionals.

Drop-tops belly-flop on austerity pragmatism

2015-03-02 11:00

The mass-market convertible car emits its last gasp this week at a Geneva motor show bristling with sport utility vehicles and low-cost models.

How Greece returned to crisis

2015-01-21 16:00

After four years of economic sacrifices, Greece has bet it could agree to an early end to its international bailout.

Russia entering full economic crisis - ex-minister

2014-12-22 18:15

Russia's government has pushed the country into an economic crisis by not tackling its financial problems fast enough, says a former finance minister.

Oz gov: 'Holden in or out?'

2013-12-10 11:31

The Australian government has ordered struggling automaker GM Holden to reveal whether it plans to quit the country.

More senior deaths during economic upswings

2013-10-09 13:36

Seniors and middle-aged adults die more often when the economy kicks into high gear than when their nation is spiralling toward recession.

How to start a stokvel

2012-01-31 12:50

Saving has never been so easy... so simple... so fashionable. Helena Wasserman tells us more.

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