Former president Jacob Zuma. Picture: JACKIE​ CLAUSEN
Former president Jacob Zuma. Picture: JACKIE​ CLAUSEN

Stories of note

Bytes from the digital world

Zimbabwe's neighbours have turned a blind eye to its ruling party's unleashing the army on protesters. That has resulted in 17 fatalities at last count.

Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi will not be taking the stand on Friday to testify about alleged Bosasa bribes paid to suspended prosecutions bosses Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi — because of his recent corruption arrest.

In my opinion

Matters of debate

Unisa is the oldest distance-education institution in the world, with a history of great achievements. But now nobody picks up the phone, and study guides arrive after exams, writes Jonathan Jansen.

“You cannot transfer skills via books and videos. You have to have someone physically show you how to do a new thing, be it laying a brick or shaping an engine block,” writes Peter Bruce.

Finding alpha

The long and the short of the markets

Woolworths's executive churn reinforces analysts' below-market expectations for earnings growth over the next few years.

Sibanye-Stillwater has launched a formal process to restructure a number of its unprofitable gold mines, with the potential loss of up to 6,600 jobs.

Oh, very twitty

The lighter side of the web

Valentine's Day has special significance in SA as it marks the anniversary of former president Jacob Zuma's resignation.  

Very visual

Graph of the day

Several JSE-listed construction companies won large contracts in Australia or the rest of Africa which have, in some cases, driven them over the edge of bankruptcy.