NATASHA MARRIAN: Witnesses to set Tom Moyane’s pants on fire

Hearings will be a moment of truth for Moyane as those loyal to him face the withering scrutiny of the irascible Nugent

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TIM COHEN: How the Zondo commission is becoming a horror show for the ANC

Gwede Mantashe did nothing as colleagues threatened a leading bank because it refused to handle tarnished money

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EDITORIAL: Banks’ Gupta testimony reveals ANC’s financial illiteracy

Attempts to bully the banks, and cast them as the villains, also show a worrying disregard for the law

SISEKO NJOBENI: Investment in skills must be a priority, says Bridgestone SA chief

Siseko Njobeni asks Gavin Young, CEO of Bridgestone SA, what the company is doing to counter factors slowing down manufacturing in SA?

THE LEX COLUMN: Netflix — a new style of stream locomotive

Not every media company wants to compete — even if they're winning Emmys. Some are more interested in co-operation

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ANTHONY BUTLER: Ditch fantasy for skills and citizen power

We need analytically accomplished graduates, many of them engineers and scientists, at the top of the public service

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Business’s path of least resistance to government is a recipe for disaster

Engagement is crucial to help correct unsustainable policies and avert a far more crippling economic situation, writes Ann Bernstein

CHRIS THURMAN: A play that will not let you off the hook on the violence below the surface of language

lan Committie and Nicole Fortuin veer between eloquence and halting miscommunication in a riveting production of David Mamet’s play Oleanna

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MICHAEL FRIDJHON: Krone among brands that have withstood Italian bubbly invasion

Bubbly has gone from being an occasional celebration beverage to an almost everyday aperitif

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SIMON LINCOLN READER: Find Gwede Mantashe a nook where he can do no damage

There is the expectation that the Zondo commission will result in a raft of charges and prosecutions against the worst offenders of the Gupta-Zuma axis

KEVIN McCALLUM: What a difference two points can make, remember?

With a year to go until Japan kicks off, the Boks rattled the All Blacks, shook the world of rugby and reminded them who they are

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: With insurance rich in its blood, Lireas creates truly SA products

The incubator has devised fire protection for informal settlers and products based on stokvels

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Remgro cagey over its spreads acquisition

It seems the investment behemoth is confident of running a leaner show

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THE LEX COLUMN: Music unit’s IPO puts Tencent to test

Thankfully for Spotify, other Tencent apps such as China’s dominant WeChat messenger have struggled overseas

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LETTER: DA needs a new strategy

Mmusi Maimane must be bold enough to lead the DA’s campaign nationally to avoid being seen as though they have already lost the general elections

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