EDITOR’S LUNCHBOX: EFF goes for coalition power sharing
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.
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.
The long and the short of the markets
It was billed as among the biggest mergers on the JSE, but now it’s off.