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State of the Nation Address: A step in the right direction

By Mamello Matikinca, Chief Economist, FNB. As expected, last night in the State of the Nation Address (SONA) President Cyril Ramaphosa highlighted the notable strides that have been made over the past year, which include a fairly successful investment summit that attracted around R300 billion in investment commitments. The president noted that projects to the value […]

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ANC’s manifesto is a ‘wake-up call’ for investors, warns deVere Acuma

The ANC’s manifesto should serve as a “wake-up call” for investors to consider creating, building and safeguarding wealth internationally. This is the clear warning from Gavin Smith, Head of Africa at deVere Acuma. (more…)

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Ipsos Poll: ANC at 61%

“With the next national election planned for May this year, voters are making up their minds about which party to support,” says a study by research services provider, Ipsos.  (more…)

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IRR snap poll: ANC up to 56%, DA and EFF down

In line with the IRR’s objective to become an authority on political market research, the Institute has undertaken a snap poll, focusing exclusively on party political support, to supplement the IRR’s first full survey on the electoral landscape, carried out in September 2018. (more…)

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Winds of change blowing in right direction as latest GDP figure signals end to recession

South Africa is facing one of its most critical national elections since 1994, which will have significant repercussions for the country’s economic, as well as political, future. This was the message at Old Mutual Investment Group’s latest investment briefing, where, following the release of the latest positive GDP figure, presenters pointed out that uncertainty will […]

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VBS curator reduces costs of the Bank

Over the past months, the curator of VBS Mutual Bank, Mr Anoosh Rooplal, has had to reduce all non critical costs in an attempt to align cash inflows with the cash outflows. Cash expenses have been exceeding cash income earned by the mutual bank. (more…)

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GDP numbers show that South Africans are paying a ‘terrible economic price’ for EWC push

The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) has said that the government’s push for expropriation without compensation (EWC) is making South Africans poorer. According to the IRR, the disastrous economic growth numbers released today by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), the country’s official statistical agency, reflect a number of factors including investor fears that the South […]

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Limitation of land ownership is an economic disaster: Agri SA

Agri SA says it is deeply concerned by the recent comments made by the ANC Chairperson, Gwede Mantashe. (more…)

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