Browsing: Current affairs

Business confidence has declined to the lowest level this year as industries raised concern about policy uncertainty, including the ruling party’s plan to change the constitution.

A member of the Gupta family offered former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas R600-million to take the top ministry post and threatened to kill him if he spoke of the offer, Jonas told a judicial inquiry.

Brace for hikes in the cost of gadgets and other technology items. The rand has weakened beyond R14/US$ for the first time since a credit downgrade in November.

The rand’s comeback against the dollar this month will run out of steam as US rates rise and the trade war between the world’s two biggest economies weighs on global growth, according to the most accurate