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Fast facts on investing in South Africa

South Africa’s sophisticated banking system, diverse manufacturing base and wealth of natural resources make it one of the best emerging market investment destinations. Its...
Lesetja Kganyago

Lesetja Kganyago joins IMF policy board

Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago is the new chair of the International Monetary Fund's International Monetary and Financial Committee; in his new role, Kganyago...
IMF forecasts "robust’ economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa

IMF forecasts “robust’ economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa

A combination of infrastructure investment, expanding services, and robust agricultural production are proving tailwind to the strong economic growth in most of sub-Saharan Africa countries, states the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its October 2014 Regional Economic Outlook report.

WEF Davos 2014: Keeping up with a fast-changing world

Profound political, economic, social and technological forces are transforming our world, according to the World Economic Forum. The trick is in how the world responds - a topic the forum will address at its annual Davos gathering in late January. And South Africa will be there.

On the road to WEF

Brand South Africa will be in Davos for the annual World Economic Forum meeting of world leaders. It will be in Switzerland to tell the story of the country's achievements in the past 20 years of democracy, and to speak about the way forward.

National Development Plan to grow jobs

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan outlined a job growth-oriented mid-term Budget this week, highlighting the 275 000 new jobs created this year to July, and a public works programme that's created 970 000 work opportunities.
SA is 'Country of the Future'

South Africa to 'take growth initiative'

Start implementing NDP, IMF urges SA

The International Monetary Fund has urged South Africa to move forward with the structural reforms outlined in the country's National Development Plan (NDP) in order to boost growth and create jobs for a growing population.
Manuel to tackle African infrastructure

Busa ‘will back Manuel’ for IMF job

Business Unity SA says it will support Planning Minister Trevor Manuel if he decides to stand for the position of International Monetary Fund head, citing his excellent credentials and reputation in global financial circles.

Funding hope for Zim economy?

The International Monetary Fund has opened a window of possible funding opportunities for the bankrupt Zimbabwean government.

'Unprecedented' interest in Africa news

African economic growth to slow: IMF

Africa's economic growth will be affected by the continuing world economic crisis, the IMF warns, predicting that growth in sub-Saharan Africa will slow to 3.25% this year - half the growth rate previously projected.


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