The assault on Saudi Arabian oil facilities is already taking its toll on South Africa’s rand, and may put paid to any hopes of an interest-rate cut on Thursday.
Energy analyst, Chris Yelland says there is evidence already in the coal export industry of decline and the industry should start preparing for a future without coal.
The loss of trust in SARS had planted a seed of tax revolt in the minds of some South Africans, which will prevent the government from creating a strong and capable state.
The oil price spike has rocked financial markets, with good news and bad news for South Africa.
South Africa’s thermal-coal exports are expected to drop as its main export hub faces growing competition and new cheaper energies proliferate, according to a US research group.
Chuck Stephens, Executive Director of theDesmond Tutu Centre for Leadership,lists nine things that are good about South Africa and turns to Bob Dylan to remind us to strengthen the things that remain.
Friction between the US and Iran escalated to a dangerous level after Saturday’s attack on a critical Saudi Arabian oil facility which knocked out half the country’s crude production.
Johannesburg-based money expert Dawn Ridler assesses whether it is still worth taking a big punt on property.
In Japan, is there one standard of justice for Japanese executives and another for non-Japanese executives?The forced resignationon Monday of Nissan’s CEO, Hiroto Saikawa, certainly seems to suggest as much.
The number of murders in South Africa has climbed to the highest level in a decade as an overburdened police force struggle to keep violent crime in check.