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  • Australia surf lesson turns bloody after shark attack
    A man taking part in a surf lesson off Australia's east coast suffered serious cuts after a shark attack - the latest in a spate of recent encounters.
  • Zimbabwe: daily life a year after Mugabe's fall
    Some Zimbabweans dared to hope that the fall of long-time authoritarian leader Robert Mugabe a year ago would finally bring change after years of economic decline, corruption, and repression.
  • US to make final conclusions on Saudi killing in days: Trump
    The United States will make final conclusions by early next week over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, President Donald Trump said on Saturday, following reports that the CIA had held Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman responsible.
  • Eskom teeters closer to the edge
    Coal supply crisis adds to litany of woes that could see blackouts over Christmas
  • Rate hike likely, to quell inflation
    If you take petrol prices out of CPI, there is no inflation
  • RON DERBY: Gigaba and the perils of vaulting ambition
    Sometimes "ambitions can get over you and kill your career". That's what a university colleague of former home affairs minister Malusi Gigaba told me when I asked his thoughts about his promotion to finance minister in April last year. Words that have proved prescient, as the man who believed his path to both party and state presidency was already written finally resigned this week.
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  • Bosasa cash revelation turns up heat on Cyril Ramaphosa
    President Cyril Ramaphosa's ambitious drive to rescue the ANC and the country from the state-capture debacle is facing its sternest test yet. Today, the president has been forced onto the back foot after he admitted this week that his election campaign received a R500,000 donation from the politically connected Watson family.
  • Eskom teeters closer to the edge
    Coal supply crisis adds to litany of woes that could see blackouts over Christmas
  • Rate hike likely, to quell inflation
    If you take petrol prices out of CPI, there is no inflation
  • RON DERBY: Gigaba and the perils of vaulting ambition
    Sometimes "ambitions can get over you and kill your career". That's what a university colleague of former home affairs minister Malusi Gigaba told me when I asked his thoughts about his promotion to finance minister in April last year. Words that have proved prescient, as the man who believed his path to both party and state presidency was already written finally resigned this week.
  • HILARY JOFFE: Changing Reserve Bank mandate won't solve SA's economic ills
    Politicians and some economists clutch at the straw of lower interest rates as a fix
  • Zimbabwe stuck in financial mire
    Few believe this week's budget speech will herald new dawn for crippled economy