Standard Bank CEO Sim Tshabalala. Picture: Masi Losi
Standard Bank CEO Sim Tshabalala. Picture: Masi Losi

Stories of note

Bytes from the digital world

Sim Tshabalala and Co were not having it, even when the ANC tried to strongarm them into keeping Gupta bank accounts open. This emerged at the state capture inquiry on Monday.

About 9.6-million people are out of work in SA. President Cyril Ramaphosa has asked business to halt job cuts while he gets his ducks in a row.


In my opinion

Matters of debate

This writer wants an honest technocrat in office and for Bheki Cele to be shown the door; the one to the left, which leads to him facing corruption charges.

How much is SA worth? In a few years China might have the answer, when it cashes in its investment.


Finding alpha

The long and the short of the markets

After years of shareholder heckling and an exodus of premium subscribers, Naspers says it will unbundle MultiChoice and list it separately. Its online classifieds business, OLX, also plans to invest R1.4bn in local vehicle-purchasing service, Webuycars.

Some calm in the mining sector for a change: AngloGold Ashanti has signed a wage agreement with unions, staving off potential strikes and down time. Amcu says it hopes other players can follow suit.


Oh, very twitty

The lighter side of the web

Oy vey ist mir … The sagas continue


Very visual

Graph of the day

Is braai day cancelled?

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