Mayor Patricia de Lille. Picture: ESA ALEXANDER/SUNDAY TIMES
Mayor Patricia de Lille. Picture: ESA ALEXANDER/SUNDAY TIMES

Stories of note

Bytes from the digital world

The movie Black Panther, which has also opened in SA, shattered a myth about the viability of movies rooted in black culture. Success in China, the world’s fastest-growing movie market, would be particularly sweet.

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille, having been elected on a DA ticket, is in effect governing on an opposition mandate — which slows decision-making and risks the city being placed under administration.

In my opinion

Matters of debate

Where was King IV when Steinhoff directors fell short? Shareholder activist Theo Botha says the codes are poor on the tenure of board members as well as cross-directorships and on remuneration policy.

Cyril Ramaphosa needs to take managerial control of the government through his office and get it working as it is supposed to.

Finding alpha

The long and the short of the markets

Joint CEOs at Investec: The financial services group could have been bolder and made a true generational leap to a new CEO in his or her mid-40s. In only a few years the new CEOs will be eligible for the state pension, argues Stephen Cranston.

Oh, very twitty

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