HILARY JOFFE: Budget puts SA back on path to stabilising debt

Godongwana uses 45% of medium-term revenue overshoot to cut public debt

ISAAH MHLANGA: Risks linger, but Godongwana gets lots right

The budget is a major improvement on both the 2021 version and the 2021 medium-term budget policy statement

MARK BARNES: The corruption virus is in our blood

You can check out any time you like but you can never leave

MIKE DOLAN: Emerging-market and eurozone stocks go south over Ukraine

The new year is again proving unkind to global investor consensus

PETER BRUCE: Thabo Mbeki is back — and it could be a good thing

The former president’s return to prominence in the party is a sign of the depth of its anxiety about the country

MNINAWA NTLOKO: It’s been an absolute blast — thank you and goodbye

I’ve got to walk off into the sunset with warm memories of this column and how it all started

CHRIS GILMOUR: Surprisingly strong December retail sales build on November’s

Main contributor was retailers in textiles, clothing, footwear and leather goods with 19.2% growth

JOHAN STEYN: Metabanking: From visiting a branch to brain-computer transactions

Virtual reality and augmented reality are only the start for trading of goods and services in the metaverse

JOHN DLUDLU: Ramaphosa must make a tough choice to fix law enforcement

Security cluster ministers have yet to shoulder any responsibility for their role in enabling the mayhem last July

JABULANI SIKHAKHANE: Regular updates will ease impatience with NPA

The authority is trying to rebuild for the long term while securing prosecutions — a tough balancing act

MICHAEL FRIDJHON: New Project Z wines from Kleine Zalze champion originality

The wines are everything you might hope for from talented winemakers who have free rein to express their creativity

GRAY MAGUIRE: Asset managers need to step up to push JSE’s climate guidance

Few companies are implementing even some of the suggestions of the taskforce on financial disclosures, writes Gray Maguire

TOM EATON: We’re not frogs and we won’t die if ANC croaks

That garlic-toting grand intellectual Thabo Mbeki can say what he likes, but we’ll probably be okay in the end

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