Matthew Lester: SA on brink, hopes pinned on Gordhan
Few economists will question the wisdom of the Reserve Bank's 50 basis point increase announced on Thursday 28 January 2016. The increase came as no surprise.
Matthew Lester: Enough with bureaucracy. Let’s go fishing.
The definition of a privileged South Africans should be ‘those who don’t have to kneel and beg in front of a bank manager or loan shark every January.’
Matthew Lester on #FeesMustFall: Don’t give it to the rich
The 2015 student protests brought a victory for all, the waiving of any increases in fees. The shortfall is to be picked up by government and universities’