Stories of note Bytes from the digital world Auditor Deloitte, in a report handed to President Jacob Zuma in 2014, found Eskom’s lead procurement negotiator during the 2008 blackout crisis awarded emergency coal supply contracts to a personal friend. A plague of locusts has descended on Zimbabwe. Perhaps President Robert Mugabe needs to consult Exodus chapter 10? In my opinion Matters of debate As early as February 2011, rumours started that the Guptas were summoning "shivering" Cabinet ministers to their Saxonwold compound, writes Yunus Momoniat. While Gauteng’s voting population has grown since 1994 from about 4-million to 6-million, the ANC’s support has remained stable at around 2.44-million, writes Gareth van Onselen. Finding Alpha The long and the short of the markets Retirement administrator Alexander Forbes has reshuffled its senior management team again, with two new faces joining its executive committee. Moody’s Investors Service has joined other ratings agencies and withd...

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