— Ratings agency S&P Global Ratings is keeping a keen eye on what measures South Africa is implementing to raise the growth rate in the medium term, including labour and state-owned entity reforms.
“What we are looking for are signals and signs that the economy is turning,” S&P MD Konrad Reuss told a tax industry gathering at 2016’s annual Tax Indaba on Monday. (Business Day)
— The African National Congress has commended both the organisers of the #OccupyLuthuliHouse campaign and those who went to the party’s headquarters to defend it.
“Today was a victory for the age old traditions of the contest of ideas in the ANC,” ANC head of communications Khusela Sangoni told journalists outside of the party’s headquarters on Monday afternoon.(News24).
— The spokesperson of the Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education Fees, Musa Ndwandwe, says view points from the hearings point towards the reform of current higher education funding model. (South African Broadcasting Corporation). Enditem
Source: Xinhua/News Ghana