SA expects decisive leadership from the president, including the fight against Covid-19 and holding his Cabinet to account, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
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The world's third-largest economy will deploy the funds to provide security and protect jobs for its people.
The coronavirus could chip away as much as 0.3% from global GDP, which would bring annual growth to its slowest pace since the financial crisis.
China’s top policy makers have confirmed that more monetary and fiscal support will be rolled out in 2019.
The SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry wants more detail on how many jobs would be created, where the funding would be reprioritised from, and how new legislation will work more effectively.
Current land reform discussions and the direction the policy takes will be key determinants of the success of President Cyril Ramaphosa's proposed action points for stimulating the South African agricultural economy, says agricultural economist Wandile Sihlobo.
The newly-announced economic stimulus package stands out in that there is a focus on implementation, says the minister of public enterprises.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a package of economic reforms and spending plans on Friday morning in an effort to boost South Africa's sluggish economy.
S&P 500 futures lost more than 4% in less than 5 minutes, prompting a trading halt.
An ugly start to trading in 2019 may be abating after Chinese markets responded positively to Beijing's stimulus package and trade war talks Monday.
The advisory panel appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa to support the Inter-ministerial Committee on Land Reform has a difficult task, says an agricultural economist.
There is a danger that the proposed R400bn infrastructure fund could be used without the necessary capacity, cautions prof. Imran Valodia of Wits University.
A look at seven key points President Cyril Ramaphosa made when he announced a package of economic reforms and spending plans in an effort to kick-start SA's sluggish economy.
An upbeat President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the government’s much-vaunted economic stimulus plan. Here is what you need to know.
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