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    Deputy Prime Minister


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    Minister of Economy


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    Minister of Agriculture


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    Minister of Culture


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    Minister of Defense


  • Army's hiring criteria shot down
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  • Phetogo Molawa Makes SA Air Force History... Again

    Minister of Education


  • [LISTEN] State of basic education in SA
  • Pandor highlights funding as barrier to student success
  • [OPINION] Proposal to make history compulsory at schools faces ...

    Minister of Energy


  • S.Africa to shift mind-set to achieve a sustainable clean energy future
  • Africa Oil & Power 2018 features OPEC, IEF Secretary Generals
  • Energy efficient appliances now easy to identify in South Africa

    Minister of Finance


  • Exclusive: Interview with Nhlanhla Nene, SA's Minister of Finance
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    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • SA's foreign relations have turned a corner
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    Minister of Internal Affairs


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  • Trump the elephant in the room as foreign ministers meet

    Minister of Justice


  • South Africa's Justice Minister Backs Beleaguered Head Prosecutor
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  • Justice minister has 'full confidence' in Abrahams

    Minister of Health


  • Minister: SA healthcare system not collapsing despite problems
  • South Africa: 'My Hands Are Tied' - Motsoaledi
  • Mashaba suspends health MMC over pro-Israel comments

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Minister pins hopes on new ICT companies
  • South African team arrives in Ghana to assess rail infrastructure
  • First zero water technologies plant launched in SA

    Minister of Sports


  • South Africa: Minister Tokozile Xasa - Sport and Recreation Dept ...
  • Jordaan and Khoza set aside differences as SA prepares to snub ...
  • World Cup moments: France revolt in South Africa in 2010

    Director of State Security Service


  • Feature: SANDF outlines threats, priorities
  • Investigating & Security Activities including Vehicle Tracking in ...
  • Trade unions plan Eskom shutdown on Thursday over wages

    Chairman National Bank


  • How EFF and state bank proponents ignore perils and limitations
  • New Development Bank approves $200m Durban project — and ...
  • Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene's appointment as chairman of ...

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • The reluctant Hegemon – SA's third United Nations Security Council ...
  • Delegates Continue Migration Compact Negotiations, Hear Plans for ...
  • Sisulu in New York to launch SA's bid for UN Security Council seat

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Chamisa ditches Tamborinyoka
  • 8 Times Busisiwe Mkhwebane Made Us Go 'Hayibo!'
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    Chairman of Supreme Court


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  • Lewis, Kullman, Sterbcow & Abramson Welcomes Conrad Williams III
  • Zuma Vows to Fight Back as South African Graft Trial Delayed

    Opposition


  • South Africa: Unions Demand Further Reform for Public Workers
  • Zimbabwe opposition vows new currency pegged to South African ...
  • South Africa's opposition rejects report that party will split

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • From the Editor's Desk: As South Africa's GDP slumps, should we be ...
  • South Africa's first-quarter GDP data may knock 'Ramaphoria'
  • SA's first-quarter GDP takes a knock, shrinks by 2.2%
  • SA needs 'bold reforms' to boost growth - IMF
  • StanChart Looks Past GDP Shock for Green Shoots in South Africa
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    Investment

  • SA needs 'bold reforms' to boost growth - IMF
  • Ten reasons to invest in offshore property
  • Ramaphosa addresses investment and land reform at G7
  • Ramaphosa tells Canada land reform is just what makes SA ripe for ...
  • SA's refocus on growth has created a supportive environment for ...
  • Cyril takes SA's case for growth to Canada
  • SA needs a bold agenda, says IMF
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    Demographics

  • IMF Sees 'Prominent' Downside Risks to South Africa's Outlook
  • SA needs a bold agenda, says IMF
  • The rand is the loser of the week – and the economy isn't helping ...
  • Bruce Whitfield: Why our bad growth number is good news
  • SA economy is in for a rough ride
  • Weak SA GDP number dampens optimism over Ramaphosa
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    Export/Import

  • SA eyes region's building and mining sectors for exports of steel ...
  • OPINION: What India can teach SA from its IT development
  • Trump's latest shock move threatens South African car manufacturers
  • Africa attracts flows from foreign investors and announced a free ...
  • Record corn exports from SA to EU: Another reason why land ...
  • South Africa Tea & Coffee Market Report 2018: Current Conditions ...
  • Free trade area: would imply significant export gains for ...
  • SA eyes region's building and mining sectors for exports of steel ...
  • OPINION: What India can teach SA from its IT development
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    Public Spending

  • Understanding Kenya's tax system ahead of budget day
  • Joburg budget finally gets the nod
  • Steel firm ASL gets stable rating on revenue jump
  • SAA's revenue is below budget
  • The tragedy of National Budget funded by donors
  • Corruption Gutted South Africa's Tax Agency. Now the Nation Is ...
  • Calls mount for probe after R70m spent on Northern Cape consultants
  • Understanding Kenya's tax system ahead of budget day
  • Joburg budget finally gets the nod
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    Public Debt

  • Investors turn net sellers of South African debt
  • South African Rand Hits Fresh 2018 Lows but the SARB Could Soon ...
  • S&P reprieve supports resurgence in South African bonds
  • South African Bonds Catch a Break as Tide Turns in Their Favor
  • South Africa's Yield Curve Makes Long End a Buy for JPMorgan
  • South Africa Rectifies Course After Jacob Zuma
  • SA bonds catch a break as tide turns in their favour
  • 4th Africa Debt Capital Markets Summit
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-08-01ZAABSA Manufacturing PMI JUL49.600
    2018-08-01ZATotal New Vehicle Sales JUL00
    2018-07-31ZABalance of Trade JUNZAR 8B00
    2018-07-30ZAM3 Money Supply YoY JUN00
    2018-07-30ZAPrivate Sector Credit YoY JUN7.00%00
    2018-07-26ZAPPI MoM JUN00
    2018-07-26ZAPPI YoY JUN5.10%00
    2018-07-19ZAPrime Overdraft Rate10.00%00
    2018-07-19ZAInterest Rate Decision6.50%6.50%00
    2018-07-18ZACore Inflation Rate YoY JUN4.60%00