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Cawe, a development economist, is MD of Xesibe Holdings and hosts MetroFMTalk on Metro FM


Social spending is a critical feature of growth

Those chiding social wage expenditure overlook major gaps in our social policy


AYABONGA CAWE: Broader opinion on pay disclosure seems to have changed

It has been suggested more disclosure would make SA uncompetitive in the global market for executive talent


Localisation can bring about structural change and place South Africa on a firmer footing

The strategy aims to shift the country from being a producer of raw materials to a more self-sufficient manufacturer


Faster vaccination an economic imperative

The lack of access to jabs in SA is a political market failure


Imtiaz Sooliman’s warning a bellwether for Gauteng’s dire Covid-19 state

Gift of the Givers gets overwhelming requests for oxygen concentrators and cylinders


Disappointing budget will make few happy

For the poor it implies an unequal sharing of the burdens of maladministration and crisis


Some BEE deals are nothing short of rackets

City Lodge shareholders must have looked on enviously as Phuthuma Nathi paid 80,000 shareholders their dividend over ...


Aggressive debt reduction is like fixing deck chairs on the Mendi

Nearly a fifth of the 16.4-million South Africans who were employed in the first quarter had joined the ranks of the ...