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Tough budgetary choices put South Africa on a fiscally sustainable path

Tough budgetary choices put South Africa on a fiscally sustainable path

Reform of the state-owned company sector is a high priority in government, experts say.

President Ramaphosa inspires in maiden State of the Nation Address

President Ramaphosa inspires in maiden State of the Nation Address

Many South Africans have found renewed hope in their country's prospects following Ramaphosa's address.

Cape Town’s Day Zero pushed to June

Cape Town’s Day Zero pushed to June

The city moved to its level 6B water restrictions and tariffs to limit water use to 50 l per day per person.

South Africa mining: Best mood since 2008 crisis

South Africa mining: Best mood since 2008 crisis

Industry experts forecast a significant rise in demand for metals beginning 2020.

South African retail sales soar by 8.2 per cent y/y in November

South African retail sales soar by 8.2 per cent y/y in November

The November surge was double the expected 4.1 per cent y/y increase and the highest y/y increase since June 2012.

South African mineral sales surge 14.3 per cent y/y in October

South African mineral sales surge 14.3 per cent y/y in October

Despite the strong growth in 2017, economists say policy uncertainty has hampered mining investment.

South African bulk exports rose by 4.9%

South African bulk exports rose by 4.9%

They set a record at 171.3 million tons exported.

Zuma recall will be Ramaphosa’s first test  

Zuma recall will be Ramaphosa’s first test  

Economists welcome Ramaphosa's ANC win but fear a fracture in the party will create market instability.

South African Revenue Service expect turnaround in tax collections

South African Revenue Service expect turnaround in tax collections

The boon for the Revenue Service is the latest sign of a bounce-back in the South African economy.

Black Friday more popular in South Africa than Cyber Monday

Black Friday more popular in South Africa than Cyber Monday

Experts point to the healthy sales record as a sign that the South African economy is bouncing back.