Reserve Bank expects SA economy will improve in the next two years
Money 19 January 2018

The South African Reserve Bank says economic growth between 2017 and 2019 is expected to be better than it initially thought. Inflation will also be lower than previously forecast for the next two years.

BackChat : Funerals Part 3 of 3
South Africa 19 January 2018

Is a lavish funeral OR making the most of your life, the best way to honour the dead? Some have the means to do both whilst others are left debt-ridden long after the 7 colours have been eaten.

BackChat : Funerals Part 2 of 3
South Africa 19 January 2018

It seems that even in death, the debate whether money buys love rages on. Are the ‘living’ overspending as compensation for their absence in death or sincerely demonstrating the extent of their affection? Can one put a price tag on mourning?

BackChat : Funerals Part 1 of 3
South Africa 19 January 2018

Death is inevitable. And funerals are big businesses. Some argue that it is more expensive to die than it is to live. This week we look at the expenditure of funerals.

WATCH: WC wine farms struggle amid drought
South Africa 19 January 2018

CAPE TOWN, 19 January 2018 - It is predicted that businesses will lose 20 percent in revenue, due to shrinking productivity of wine.​ ​Diemersfontein Wines HR manager, Denise Stubbs says that farms are struggling to produce grapes since the drought struc

WATCH: NW Premier promises Lucas Mangope’s family an exceptional funeral
South Africa 19 January 2018

JOHANNESBURG - North West Premier, Supra Mahumapelo, plans to write to the President's office to motivate why the former Bantustan leader should have a special funeral, as part of the reconciliation pursued by former president Nelson Mandela.

WATCH: Mac Maharaj bids Lucas Magope an honest farewell
South Africa 19 January 2018

JOHANNESBURG - Former presidential spokesperson, Mac Maharaj, and struggle activist says people must be honest when remembering former Bophuthatswana leader Lucas Mangope. The 94-year-old died yesterday.​

WATCH: Malusi Gigaba stresses urgent need to resolve Eskom's financial crisis
South Africa 19 January 2018

JOHANNESBURG - Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said if Eskom’s financial woes are not resolved, it could have a major ripple effect on the rest of the South Africa economy.​

Public Protector clarifies response to the judicial inquiry into state capture
South Africa 18 January 2018

Johannesburg, 18 January 2018 - Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says she wants the leaked Gupta e-mails to be included in the inquiry.​

‘No political agenda at play in Overvaal saga’
South Africa 18 January 2018

Johannesburg, 18 January 2018 - Huffinton Post SA has accused Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi of intimidating two nearby schools into claiming they did not have space for the children.