Cyril Ramaphosa and David Mabuza. Picture: NTSWE MOKOENA
Cyril Ramaphosa and David Mabuza. Picture: NTSWE MOKOENA

Stories of Note

Bytes from the digital world

The Gautrain strike drags on into its second week, with the union reducing its salary increase demand to 9% from 10%.

Bafana Bafana’s next official games may not be broadcast by the SABC as a result of its cash crisis.


In My Opinion

Matters of debate

Appointing David Mabuza as his deputy tops the list of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s five worst moves since taking office in February.

On Saturday, The New York Times allocated much of its space to Mabuza, tracking his history of corruption as Mpumalanga premier. To the ANC’s credit, it has not followed US President Donald Trump’s example of crying "fake news" yet.


Finding Alpha

The long and the short of the markets

The fanfare accompanying Massmart’s majority acquisition by Walmart, announced in 2010, has fallen short of expectations and completely evaporated, writes Chris Gilmour.

Billionaire businessman Patrice Motsepe’s African Rainbow Capital has bought all of TymeDigital from Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

Oh, Very Twitty

The lighter side of the web

The latest Disney movie, Christopher Robin, has been banned in China because it features Winnie the Pooh, a teddy bear used to tease President Xi Jinping.


Very Visual

Graph of the day

The JSE’s SA property index has lost 20% year-to-date, its worst run in 21 years.

Graphic: KAREN MOOLMAN
Graphic: KAREN MOOLMAN