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COVID-19: Big impact … but get a grip

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In a Johannesburg supermarket earlier this week, I saw a man fill about half his trolley with small bottles of hand sanitizer. He was smiling

The Price of the Gravy Train

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Government and the unions are heading into a battle royale over the bloated public sector wage bill. The trade union federation, the Congress of South

Budget 2020: The problems of low economic growth and low private investment

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The Budget presented this afternoon is against a background of stagnant economic growth and declining per capita income. This stagnation and the dismal outlook make

Sovereign Wealth Fund, Government Bank, and More: The ANC’s vision for a Bigger State

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The ANC envisages a big role for the state in the country’s future, despite current high debt and the need for cuts. The party has committed

State-Owned Enterprises: Costs and Confusion

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The next few weeks will present big opportunities for the ANC to re-start an economy in which growth is negligible and per capita income is

Is economic reform politically impossible in SA?

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Earlier this week South African Airways (SAA) was placed into business rescue, a form of bankruptcy protection from creditors to effect a turnaround. This is