[Source: http://www.bdlive.co.za/opinion/columnists/2014/10/14/letter-from-london-our-range-of-skills-sets-will-be-sas-saving-grace by Marvin Meintjies.]
South Africa has to play to its strengths and steer away from the negativity. That was the considered view of Julian Roberts, CEO of Old Mutual, expressed on the sidelines of the Financial Times Africa Summit in London last week.
It’s good advice. But how do we do that when every new day brings a new revelation about historic or new corruption allegations? Read more
The current trajectory of policy thinking in South Africa could in time trigger a Venezuelan-style economic collapse, according to a policy paper published earlier this week by the Institute for Race Relations. Read more
[Source: http://www.welt.de/newsticker/bloomberg/article133214619/Investoren-meiden-die-Billionen-Rohstoffvorkommen-in-Suedafrika.html by Kevin Crowley und Andre Janse van Vuuren]
Südafrika verfügt über die reichsten Rohstoffvorkommen der Welt: Platin, Gold, Eisenerz und Kohle kommen auf einen Wert von geschätzt… Read more
[Source: http://www.citypress.co.za/news/french-nuclear-agreement-signed/ – SAPA.]
President Jacob Zuma has granted Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson authority to sign a nuclear agreement with France. Read more
[Source: http://www.voanews.com/content/south-africa-russia-nuclear-power/2478224.html by Anita Powell.]
Opposition lawmakers are crying foul about a multibillion-dollar nuclear power deal with Russia, saying the agreement could give Moscow the power to veto South African trade with other nuclear providers. Read more
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.5% y/y in March 2019 (CPI) & +6.2 y/y in March 2019 (PPI)
1.4% q/q (4th quarter of 2018)
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