Eskom's Medupi power plant. Picture: SOWETAN
Eskom's Medupi power plant. Picture: SOWETAN

Stories of Note

Bytes from the digital world

The Financial Mail has published an unsanitised version of one of the earliest versions of the Dentons report that Eskom paid R20m for — and then tried to bury.

Provinces headed by the "Premier League" allocated about half of their advertising budgets to the Gupta-family owned The New Age newspaper, despite it refusing to have its circulation audited, data from market research firm Nielsen showed.

While much remains mysterious about the assassination of Kim Jong-un’s half-brother in Malaysia this week, this much is clear: nearly all of the North Korean dictator’s potential rivals are now dead.

In My Opinion

Matters of debate

Jonathan Jansen asks if anyone really think that the bouts of insult, intemperance and intolerance shown in Parliament will simply evaporate if and when President Jacob Zuma walks?

The government should ban junk food advertising to poor, uneducated people, Human Sciences Research Council researcher Zandile Mchiza argues.

Finding Alpha

The long and the short of the markets

Moscow’s ban on large plastic beer bottles hurt Heineken’s sales, prompting the brewer to focus on SA, among other countries.

Gold Fields swung to a profit last year due to higher gold prices and told investors it was embarking on a growth phase, warning it may spend more cash than it generated this year.

Oh, Very Twitty

The lighter side of the web

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