The Stimulus Plan Tracker - 13 months in, it is failing

2019-10-15 13:56

While there has been some progress, on the whole, implementation is weak and slow, says Ferial Haffajee.

Ferial Haffajee: 8 months and little to show for Ramaphosa's economic stimulus plan

2019-05-29 06:55

Ramaphosa risks becoming a 'Baba Go Slow' like Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari, writes Ferial Haffajee.

Ramaphosa: Selling SAA could collapse state coffers

2018-11-06 15:44

South African Airways (SAA) is so debt laden that selling it now would make its debt payable immediately and possibly collapse the fiscus, President Cyril Ramaphosa said.

An economist's wish list for the mini budget

2018-10-23 21:39

The mini budget is an opportunity for Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to announce adjustments that will influence the SA economy, writes PwC Strategy& economist, Christie Viljoen.

Ramaphosa's economic stimulus package to dominate mini budget

2018-10-19 07:00

The president's economic stimulus package is likely to be a prominent feature of the mini budget, say analysts.

Solly Moeng: Investor confidence begins at home

2018-09-26 06:00

Reputational damage has wrought the most harm onto our institutions over the past decade. But there are no short cuts to a turnaround; and the main constituents of healing messages aren't in the global capitals.

The Ramaphosa Plan: Doing more with the little he’s got

2018-09-21 13:31

Ramaphosa said on Friday that the work "starts now". He wasn't wrong, explains Pieter du Toit.


The #RamaTracker – following up on presidential economic promises

2019-06-28 06:00

One of South Africa’s significant impediments is the ability to diagnose and plan solutions to problems but never to achieve them. Fin24 will be tracking the president's promises.

Sanral promises 'shovel-ready' projects for new roads, job creation

2019-02-26 18:55

The South African National Roads Agency is not raising more debt in the bond market and is relying on its budget and loans from development finance institutions to fund future road projects.

Forget immigration laws, we will sink or swim together

2018-10-25 10:31

The solution to South Africa's economic woes is not a South Africa-centric approach. We need a coordinated regional economic stimulus, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

'Bad news' mini budget seen as SA seeks stimulus funds

2018-10-22 08:23

Finding R50bn for a stimulus package is the unenviable task facing Tito Mboweni - and he's only two weeks in the job.

South Africa’s stimulus package shows power is finely balanced in the ANC

2018-10-10 06:15

Ramaphosa says the stimulus package is a 'bold' attempt to initiate economic change. But it is more interesting for what it says about the politics of decision-making in the ANC, says Steven Friedman.

The 4 sectors getting a boost from Ramaphosa's stimulus package

2018-09-22 07:35

Key growth drivers are set to benefit from the new economic stimulus package unveiled by President Cyril Ramaphosa

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