Finance

It’s Jacob Zuma’s country, the rest of us just live here

SA has no record at all of any minister ever resigning on a point of principle. So the concept of a 'resignation speech' remains alien to our political culture On November 13 1990, the former deputy prime minister of Great Britain, Geoffrey Howe, rocked the House of Commons in his quiet, measured and, this time, [...]

The real reason Barclays is bailing out of SA

South Africa's weakening currency means that foreign investors lose money YESTERDAY was Super Tuesday in the primaries of the US presidential election. But for South Africa and our continent, it might be dubbed “Gloomy Tuesday”. And yesterday Barclays Bank, which has been knocking around our neighbourhood on and off for the past 100 years, made [...]

By |2016-03-03T10:39:32+00:00March 2nd, 2016|Finance, Pravin Gordhan, South African Politics|0 Comments