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Moneyweb and 22Seven explain the power of compound interest

Compound interest is one of the most powerful financial concepts impacting your wealth. Moneyweb partners with 22Seven to talk about the new Tax Free...

South African citizens are kept hostage, to give the One Trillion...

Eskom, a state-owned entity, and the designated procurer for South Africa’s new nuclear build programme has gone on a charm offensive and commissioned a...
South Africa's disastrous debt: How will the ANC pay it back? Photo: FNSA

South Africa’s disastrous debt: How will the ANC pay it back?

Look, this old country of ours is financially so crippled that it's not even true! The National debt has gone through the R3 trillion mark!...
Beneficiation is touted as a silver bullet. Why it might not be

Beneficiation is touted as a silver bullet. Why it might not...

Like other mineral producing countries, South Africa has considered implementing beneficiation policies to stimulate development. Beneficiation entails the transformation of a mineral (or a...
Government looks at economic spin off for 4IR

Government looks at economic spin off for 4IR

Government will, through the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), coordinate its efforts to ensure that South Africans derive an economic spin...

The Fed changed its strategy on interest rates – here’s what...

The Federal Reserve just took the monetary policy equivalent of a sharp 90-degree turn. On Jan. 30, the U.S. central bank signaled that it was...
Democracy is at risk worldwide. And the economy may be, too.

Is authoritarianism bad for the economy? Ask Venezuela – or Hungary...

Seventy-one out of the world’s 195 countries saw their democratic institutions erode in recent years, according to the 2018 year-end report by democracy watchdog...
2019 Budget: Dawie Roodt, 'ANC depends on people who don't support them'

Dawie Roodt, ‘ANC depends on people who don’t support them’

In a recent presentation by Dawie Roodt, regarding the 2019 Budget, he discusses the economy and how it is affected by the people who...
An artist's impression of the failed Modderfontein smart city in Johannesburg.

What a failed Johannesburg project tells us about mega cities in...

Six years ago a major development was announced in South Africa. Billed as a game changer, it was meant to alter the urban footprint...
South Africa must end its coal habit. But it's at odds about when and how

South Africa must end its coal habit. But it’s at odds...

South Africa’s power utility Eskom is in crisis. In recent weeks, this has been brought home to South Africa’s 58 million citizens as major...
Impact investments focus on projects with social or environmental value. wk1003mike/Shutterstock

Despite barriers, South Africa is a good place for impact investments

There’s no doubt that the world faces tremendous challenges. There is enough food in our world to feed the hungry – but it’s not...
South Africa has one of the worst rates of youth unemployment in the world. EPA/Nic Bothma

Why a guaranteed jobs scheme in South Africa would pay for...

In his first State of the Nation Address, President Cyril Ramaphosa posed the key question: has South Africa built a society where the injustices...
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