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Sunita Menon
Sunita Menon

Sunita Menon is an economics writer with Business Day and also writes for Financial Mail at Tiso Blackstar Group formerly known as Times Media. This is a link to some of her stories.

 

 

Growth and education key to NDP, says World Bank

Business Day - 2 months ago
SA's hopes of fulfilling the National Development Plan (NDP) hinge on greater access to higher education and faster economic growth, says a report from the World Bank. Poverty rates remain...

Unicef SA reports a third of children under eight get child-support grants

Business Day - 6 months ago
A third of children under the age of eight receive a child-support grant but there needs to be a focus on family-strengthening interventions, according to the Family Contexts, Child-Support Grants...

Reserve Bank criticised for split votes

Business Day - 1 month ago
The Reserve Bank has taken flak for split votes at the most recent meeting of its monetary policy committee (MPC), with concern being voiced that this sends out "confusing signals". In...

Fitch expects slight rise in GDP growth, but warns it may not be enough

Business Day - 3 months ago
Credit rating agency Fitch Ratings expects SA's growth to improve slightly on the back of favourable investor and business sentiment but warned that it was still too low. Fitch senior director of...

The root of the school placement problem

Financial Mail - 4 months ago
As schoolchildren around the country dusted off their school shoes, packed their school bags and tucked in their crisp new shirts, there were many who were left in limbo, without having a school to...

Industry body wary of manufacturing sector's surprise growth

Business Day - 7 months ago
A rebound for the manufacturing sector may be on the cards after surprise growth in August. After four successive months of contraction, manufacturing increased 1.5% year on year in August. Despite...

Black Friday boosts November retails sales to 8.2% — surprising economists

Business Day - 4 months ago
Retail sales posted their biggest jump since 2012, bolstered by Black Friday sales as cash-strapped consumers deferred purchases to November. Retail trade sales increased by a higher than expected...

S&P in meeting with political pundits, snubs ANC

Business Day - 7 months ago
An S&P Global Ratings delegation slipped into the country this week and has been quietly meeting political analysts but snubbed Luthuli House in what observers described as an unusual move....

A herculean task awaits Botswana's new leader

Financial Mail - 1 month ago
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PROFILE: Mark Kingon — the man who is excited about taxes

Financial Mail - 2 months ago
For 34 years, Mark Kingon has been part of the furniture at the SA Revenue Service (Sars). Now he will take the helm at the tax collector — at least until President Cyril Ramaphosa appoints a new...

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