As the alleged wrongdoing at Bishops Diocesan College shows, equating wealth with virtue is a bad idea, writes Helena Wasserman.
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Trade tensions could push the world economy to grow at its slowest pace since the financial crisis a decade ago, the IMF warned Tuesday.
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The Treasury report includes interventions and reforms aimed at reversing the country's downward trend of economic growth, boosting GDP growth and creating jobs .
South Africa could dispose of some of Eskom's coal-fired plants and allow households to sell electricity back into the grid as part of a restructuring of the state-owned power utility, according to Treasury's latest policy paper.
Workers should be allowed to offer their services cheaply if it means they can get jobs, say David Ansara and Hermann Pretorius.
SA's low levels of growth and investment are the result of an inhibiting policy environment, and it is up to President Cyril Ramaphosa to drive the reforms necessary to remove obstacles to growth, says David Ansara.
Growth in global financial wealth was at its lowest in five years in 2018, according to a new report, but Africa was among the regions that bucked the trend.
But Asian equities slumped after US indexes tanked at least 2% on Monday. "Markets are likely to take Trump's words with a few pinches of salt."
Bond and equity markets (public or private) are important for employment creation. The growth in gross fixed capital formation is the fuel that keeps the economic engine running.
Marijuana added 64,389 to the US job market in 2018, trouncing every other part of the economy. Counting indirect jobs, legal cannabis now employs nearly 300,000 people in America.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is on a mission to encourage more investment in SA as a means to boost economic growth.
We should not let ourselves be distracted by a quarter-on-quarter economic revival, says Daniel Silke.
It also says banks should be made to ensure switching is not punitive and that big retailers should lose the right to exclusive leases, says Ferial Haffajee.
If SA were a business, its leadership would have been axed, says Solly Moeng.
222 films were released in 2017, of which a meagre 23 originated locally, and they contributed R12.2bn directly and indirectly to the GDP of the country, says Sifiso Skenjana.
An economy in tatters. But executive vice president of Sage Africa and the Middle East says his company has been enjoying healthy growth locally as they help companies reach better efficiencies.
The EFF said in a statement that President Cyril Ramaphosa refused to accept that higher levels of foreign investments into any economy were almost always in response to domestic productive investments.
Ferial Haffajee considers burning questions the business community wants answers to as the big count winds down to cap Election 2019.
SA has pinned its hopes on the election to give its ailing economy new direction and growth, but as the country braces for news from rating agency Moody's this week, indications are its faith may have been unfounded, says Sean Gossel.
The consensus among economists is that South Africa will hold onto its investment grade status for the time being. Derivatives traders are not so sure.
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