Stories of note Bytes from the digital world The latest revelation from the leaked Gupta e-mails is the National Prosecuting Authority declined to pursue a case against President Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane, ignoring a magistrate who found he caused a fatality by negligently driving his Porsche. The SA versus England match in the ICC Women’s World Cup was one of the most thrilling to date, but "reports of SA’s improvement have been greatly exaggerated," an Australian reporter wrote. In my opinion Matters of debate Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s 14-point plan follows President Jacob Zuma’s nine-point plan, which he reportedly forgot. Remembering 14 points is harder than nine, so Leon Louw offers a beginner’s guide. Comparing and contrasting Gigaba’s to-do list with the International Monetary Fund’s report on the South African economy highlights how unwilling the government is to contemplate the kind of bold action needed, writes Hilary Joffe. Finding alpha The long and the short of t...

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