Karel | 12 Aug, 2019
[Video] Transnet strike may have a lasting impact
Chris Hattingh
17 Oct, 2022

The 12-day strike by some 40,000 Transnet workers may have a lasting and undesirable impact on the country's ports. Most such facilities functioned at between 12 and 30% of daily capacity, with the mining sector losing around R1-billion a day.

[Opinion] South Africa's welfare dilemma
Gerbrandt Van Heerden
06 Oct, 2022

Despite South Africans’ high dependency on the welfare system, the government seems unable or unwilling to turn the situation around. It now is considering making the temporary, special Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant more permanent.

[Opinion] Lessons from Kganyago
Chris Hattingh
04 Oct, 2022

“On this point, Kganyago said: “Trying to deal with social needs simply through more spending, more debt and higher tax doesn’t really cure the patient, but rather limits the pain while accepting continued decline.“

[Opinion] State capture likely to happen again
Chris Hattingh
29 Sep, 2022

In early September Chief Justice Raymond Zondo delivered the keynote address at an event organised by News24. In speaking on the topic of state capture, and whether he thinks something similar could happen again in the future, the Chief Justice indicated that he thought there was a high likelihood the ANC would once again fail to use its majority in parliament to deal with it.

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