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Bytes from the digital world

In the court papers responding to former Transnet board member Seth Radebe’s legal challenge of his dismissal, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan said: "Mr Radebe had a remarkably high tolerance for malfeasance."

Viceroy Research’s response to Intellidex’s criticism of its work ducks many key questions, including how it makes its money.

Meanwhile Viceroy Research founder Fraser Perring and Intellidex chairman Stuart Theobald are sparring away on Twitter.

In my opinion

Matters of debate

COPE leader Mosiuoa Lekota has positioned his party against the ANC’s land expropriation without compensation policy.

ANC members tweeting against Lekota include former Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni.

Finding alpha

The long and the short of the markets

The Public Investment Corporation’s board is divided on whether CEO Daniel Matjila should be suspended over allegations of impropriety.

Ailing state-owned oil company PetroSA has appointed its acting CEO as the chief operating officer, a position that previously did not exist, with a big salary hike and once-off compensation of R4.6m.

Oh, very twitty

The lighter side of the web

Very visual

Graph of the day

South African soya bean production has grown rapidly, with this season expected to produce a record 1.6-million tonnes, about three times the output in 2010, but SA remains a net importer.