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The Global South can lead Davos discussions

It is increasingly apparent that the responsibility for global growth will fall on the economic engines of emerging markets.   The year 2023 is interesting and...

President Ramaphosa to lead a business delegation that will represent South Africa at the...

  Johannesburg, South Africa – 12 January 2023: President Cyril Ramaphosa accompanied by four ministers, will lead a strong delegation of South African business leaders...

A positive trajectory means hope for the South African Economy

As the world adjusts to the new normal and progressively returns to being economically operational, South Africa is starting to see a positive change...

STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA ON ESCALATION OF MEASURES TO COMBAT COVID-19 EPIDEMIC

            My fellow South Africans, It is a week since we declared the coronavirus pandemic a national disaster...

South Africa’s Performance Improves in 2018 Index of Economic Freedom

Johannesburg, Monday 07 January 2019 – Brand South Africa welcomes South Africa’s improvement in the 2018 Index of Economic Freedom. In terms of economic freedom,...

Brand South Africa welcomes the news that the country is no longer in recession...

Johannesburg, Thursday 06 December 2018 -  As the country is on a path towards economic revival and seeing investor and business confidence improving significantly....

The NDP at five: lessons learnt, emerging challenges and enhancing implementation

The plan was about our dreams and aspirations and actionable steps to achieve them, said Minister Jeff Radebe, in recounting its successes. Sulaiman Philip The National...

Full text: South Africa’s 2017 budget speech

South Africa's finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, presented what many believe to be a tough budget. At the same time he calls on all South...

Full text: the mini budget

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his team before the delivery of the mini budget on 26 October 2016. (Image: National Treasury, Facebook) Compiled by Priya...

‘Share the burden to change South Africans’ lives’

Nhlanhla Nene, South Africa's minister of finance, writes that achieving the three objectives of his recent policy statement – slowing government debt, improving its services, and speeding up economic growth – requires government, business, civil society and the people of the country to work together.