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Trudi Makhaya

Trudi Makhaya is an economist and strategist. Previously, she was Deputy Commissioner at the Competition Commission of South Africa. Trudi has published commentary on economics, competition policy and law, business and political economy in various publications, and provided analysis on TV and radio.

South Africa 06 Mar 2015 10:35 am
Following our discussion on #eNCALive last Tuesday, we speak to Mbali Ntuli, a woman taxi owner who sheds light on running a taxi business in a male dominated industry.
South Africa 03 Mar 2015 12:58 pm
Join us as we debate the workings of the Taxi industry, the lifeblood of our economy. We look deeper into why this multi-billion rand industry seems to operate like the mafia
South Africa 25 Feb 2015 15:54 pm
The proportion of foreign borrowing at state-owned corporations is quite high, at 42 percent in the 2015 fiscal year, expected to fall to 34 percent in the 2017/18 fiscal year.
South Africa 25 Feb 2015 14:27 pm
Finance Minister Nhanhla Nene in his maiden budget speech reminded South Africans that the infrastructure challenge goes beyond energy constraints.
Money 23 Feb 2015 11:30 am
A major week for the economy as the Minister of Finance presents the Budget; and growth and trade figures are released
Money 18 Feb 2015 13:33 pm
CPI has come in at the lowest level since 2011, but this is not good news for everyone
Money 17 Feb 2015 06:53 am
Zuma's SONA address presented a plan to revitalise the stagnant economy, which includes money for Eskom and a boost for the manufacturing and agriculture sectors.
Money 09 Feb 2015 11:14 am
The state of the nation will set the framework for the year's economic initiatives and structural reforms.
Money 06 Feb 2015 19:30 pm
Unemployment trends paint a bleak picture of long-term joblessness in South Africa, while the US keeps showing signs of a sustained recovery.
Money 02 Feb 2015 10:54 am
We look at the economic data that will reveal the state of the local and global economy, the UK interest rate decision and the US budget.