Dawie Roodt

Dawie Roodt still in ICU after robbery

Economist Dawie Roodt and his family were ”doing fine” even though he was still in intensive care after being stabbed during a robbery at his home in a Pretoria East security estate. ”The plastic surgeon will do a second operation on Sunday. After the operation he will stay in ICU[…]

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Dawie Roodt used power cut to free himself

Chief economist Dawie Roodt used a power cut as an opportunity to free himself and lure armed robbers out of his house to protect his wife, their twin toddlers and his adult daughter. But he paid a high price for his bravery – he was then hacked with a panga[…]

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Economy to be focus of SONA

Economists are expected to be glued to their screens on Thursday to see whether President Jacob Zuma resolves to announce any major strategies to tackle the country’s ongoing economic woes. A volatile labor market, poor service delivery, and infrastructure shortages have all contributed to an increased cost of living for[…]

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