A family passes a newly-opened Shoprite supermarket in Nigeria’s northern city of Kano. Picture: REUTERS
A family passes a newly-opened Shoprite supermarket in Nigeria’s northern city of Kano. Picture: REUTERS

Stories of Note

Bytes from the digital world

Shoprite is caught between its cashiers’ low wages and allowing them to accept tips from customers.

The focus is now on Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba over Dudu Myeni’s overstay at South African Airways (SAA).

The South African Post Office stabilises but could use more state help.

In My Opinion

Matters of debate

Thabang Motsohi says the state must give up a sizeable portion of its equity in SAA and capitalise it adequately.

The Financial Times’s David Pilling argues that even if Cyril Ramaphosa wins in December, it would be foolish to put too much hope in his ability to stop the rot in the ANC or to reconnect with a disillusioned electorate.

Ghaleb Cachalia says BEE policies have broadened the black middle class, but have not assisted the poor black majority.

Finding Alpha

The long and the short of the markets

Some home truths from Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste.

BCX’s SpliceWorks is more than a traditional incubator. The Telkom subsidiary is aiming to be a link between tech entrepreneurs and big business.

A new bourse will provide a secondary listing platform for the JSE’s largest stocks.

Oh, Very Twitty

The lighter side of the web

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