Lead Opinion South Africa

The big SARB nationalisation lie

All branches are created equal. But some branches in Saxonwold and Sandton are apparently more equal than others… By Khaya S Sithole JOHANNESBURG- Over 2 months ago, in a place called Nasrec, I sat in the company of visibly exhausted members of the Fourth Estate waiting for the economic doyenne of the African National Congress […]

In The News South Africa

Police maintains heavy presence at Hoërskool Overvaal

VEREENIGING, January 19 – Several South African Police Service officers stood guard at the main entrance of the troubled Afrikaans Hoërskool Overvaal school in Vereeniging on Friday morning, as tensions continue to simmer over the “exclusion” of non-Afrikaans speaking learners from the school. An armoured personnel carrier police vehicle, popularly known as a Nyala, was stationed at the closed […]

Business In The News South Africa

Reserve Bank Governor Kganyago’s election as IMFC chair welcomed

JOHANNESBURG, January 19 – The Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba, on Thursday, announced that SA Reserve Bank (Sarb) Governor, Lesetja Kganyago, was selected as chairman of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC). Kganyago, who is also South Africa’s Alternate Governor on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Board of Governors, would chair for a three-year term, […]

In The News South Africa

ANC will focus on Mandela’s non-racial, non-sexist vision, says Ramaphosa

EAST LONDON, January 13 – The African National Congress will renew its focus on former president Nelson Mandela’s vision of a non-racial society in which the social and economic barriers that have separated black from white South Africans are torn down, ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa said on Saturday. Delivering the ANC’s annual January 8 statement […]