SA reacts to high #unemployment

2017-08-07 16:42

South Africans took to Twitter to express their views as SA's unemployment rate remains stubbornly high at levels last seen in 2003.

More MMM victims come forward as losses run into millions

2017-07-20 14:23

Stories shared by numerous Fin24 users tell a tale of loss, regret and disillusionment, with victims losing anything from R500 to a combined toll of R1.3m from a single family group.

MEMES - #GigabaEconomicPlan

2017-07-14 12:19

Twitter has been abuzz with memes criticising Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's 14-point plan for economic revival.

MEMES – Tweeps poke fun at Public Protector, question her abilities

2017-07-11 11:16

#PublicProtector has been trending, following reports that Busisiwe Mkhwebane won't oppose SARB's review application after she called for its constitutional mandate to be changed.

#SocialMediaShutdown trending - MEMES

2017-06-21 16:05

Ntsiki Mazwai has called on South Africans to boycott social media in protest against high data costs. Fin24 asked users if they thought this boycott would help reduce data costs.

'Security personnel a law unto themselves'

2017-06-20 13:41

It is necessary to enforce the rule of law for security personnel, says a Fin24 user in response to Mandi Smallhorne’s column You're not above the law, Mr Armed Response.

Mr Probably Not: A response to Mandi Smallhorne

2017-06-19 19:15

Instead of moaning about security companies damaging grass, why not ask for additional patrols during certain times of the day, writes a Fin24 user.

MEMES: Eskom board chair resigns

2017-06-13 15:02

Former Eskom board chairperson Ben Ngubane has been trending on Twitter for most of the day, following his resignation. These funny memes tell the story better.

OPINION: The only way to radically transform the economy

2017-06-07 11:57

There is only one way to radically transform the SA economy and it must start with the government investing meaningfully in education, writes Fin24 user Steve Thomas.

A response to Saffers complaining about proposed expat tax

2017-04-26 18:47

A planned tax regime, aimed at South Africans living in tax free havens, will contribute to the redistribution of some of the wealth in the country, writes Dhanyal Davidson.


Wynand Meyering: A response to Cosatu lashing out at SARB's Lesetja Kganyago

2017-07-24 12:28

If you want the highest possible economic growth, the inflation target should be zero in the economy, writes Fin24 user Wynand Meyering.

MMM: I lost R90 000 instead of becoming a millionaire in 6 months

2017-07-14 12:46

Disgruntled former members of pyramid scheme MMM have reported mounting losses to Fin24, with the current tally at R649 000 and set to rise.

MMM victim: I lost R35 000 after system 'froze'

2017-07-12 14:06

A Fin24 user, who wishes to remain anonymous, lost R35 000 between herself and her fiancé from the Ponzi scheme MMM after the account "froze" in April 2016.

MEMES: Twitter responds to ANC's call to nationalise #ReserveBank

2017-07-06 14:06

Have a look at some of the reactions on Twitter to a proposal by the ANC's national policy conference that the SA Reserve Bank should be nationalised.

#SocialMediaBlackout - MEMES

2017-06-20 16:54

South African poet and activist Ntsiki Mazwai has called on South Africans to boycott all social media platforms from midnight.

SARB - The big conundrum

2017-06-20 13:02

South Africa’s monetary policy is facing a conundrum having to deal with a technical recession and ratings downgrades, says Tshwane City Councillor Jordan Griffiths.

MEMES: SA economy trending

2017-06-15 16:47

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba addressed the media, following a meeting called by President Zuma to look at interventions for the economy. South Africans took to Twitter to express their views.

#ThingsThatLedUsIntoARecession - memes

2017-06-12 13:24

Stats SA has announced earlier this month that South Africa has entered a technical recession, South Africans took to Twitter express their feelings in funny memes.

Your views on the R20/hr minimum wage

2017-05-03 16:05

South Africa will formally adopt a national minimum wage of R20.00 per hour on Worker’s Day next year. Fin24 asked users what they think of the proposed amount.

Vox pop: Learn from Gordhan, locals tell Gigaba on downgrade

2017-04-19 14:50

South Africans told Fin24 they fear price hikes, and that new Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba must be mindful of the impact his decisions will have on the country.

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