SA’s Largest Online Retailer Takealot.com Revenues Defy Pandemic

South Africa’s largest online retailer, Takealot.com, reported on Monday a 41% jump in revenue to $238 million (R3.7 billion) in the six-months to end 30...
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Call for South Africans to Work Together in Turning Economy Around

Government has urged all South Africans to unite, remain positive and continue to work hand-in-hand to turn the economy around.   This comes after Moody’s decision...

South Africa is on a Cliff Edge – Just as it was in 1985

by Jannie Rossouw This article was first published last year as South Africa faced a possible downgrade by rating agencies Current developments in South Africa are...

Why Junk Status Still Hangs over South Africa

by Misheck Mutize and Sean Gossel Although South Africa avoided a downgrade to non-investment grade, or junk status, in 2016, the country is not yet out of...

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