Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema, centre, and other EFF members. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema, centre, and other EFF members. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON

Stories of Note

Bytes from the digital world

Afriforum walks into Nkandla where there is no sign of a school even though it has already been named and registered.

The EFF preparing to be a fully fledged coalition partner after the 2019 polls, but rules out any association with the ANC.

Now the Guptas are accused of smuggling a bag of diamonds to Dubai. This emerged amid a worsening commercial dispute with the Oppenheimers.

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters wields the axe at Acsa.

In My Opinion

Matters of debate

Much of the analysis of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s tenure at the African Union has been uninformed, vitriolic or unbalanced, argues Adekeye Adebajo.

Radical economic transformation was a key theme of President Jacob Zuma’s chaotic 2017 state of the nation address. However, the ideas and interventions proposed were reactionary, vague and, at best, imply a transfer of wealth from the very rich to the relatively well-off.

One of the many effects of Somalia’s decades-long civil war is a dearth of useable currency. The country hasn’t printed new bank notes for nearly three decades. Mostly the dollar is used; and the Somali shilling notes that do exist are either fake (98%) or extremely tatty. Enter the IMF.

Finding Alpha

The long and the short of the markets

It was billed as among the biggest mergers on the JSE, but now it’s off.

Investec looking to sign on 330,000 paid interns a year.

Another retailer eyes JSE listing.

Coronation divesture pushes up M&R Roberts shares.

Oh, Very Twitty

The lighter side of the web

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