Former president Jacob Zuma at an ANC rally. Picture: THULI DLAMINI
Former president Jacob Zuma at an ANC rally. Picture: THULI DLAMINI

Stories of Note

Bytes from the digital world

"Every state institution with the board structure of the National Health Insurance Fund has been captured," warns Alex van den Heever, chairman of social Security Systems Administration and Management Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Try to say this headline fast, five times.

The US Air Force appears to be preparing for competition from US President Donald Trump’s Space Force. It is Elon Musk’s first customer for a Falcon Heavy rocket.

In My Opinion

Matters of debate

"Things are going to get rough pretty soon, of that we can be certain," is the scary prediction of Jonny Steinberg as former president Jacob Zuma and his allies get increasingly desperate and dangerous.

Tim Cohen uses a soccer analogy to explain how to fix SA’s economy.

Finding Alpha

The long and the short of the markets

A chief financial officer buying put options which become more profitable the more his employer’s shares fall is not reassuring for investors. Dis-Chem chief financial officer Rui Morais explains why he did it.

"In Johannesburg, there are no shipping companies and, with respect, analysts don’t cover shipping and don’t really understand it," Grindrod chairman Mike Hankinson tells Giulietta Talevi.

Oh, Very Twitty

The lighter side of the web

Very Visual

Graph of the day

The Ukrainian hryvnia is the best performing currency against the dollar in the year to date, and the Argentine peso the worst. The rand has slipped to fourth from the back, behind the Russian rouble.