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Stories of note

Bytes from the digital world

Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko would have been Transnet’s CEO if former president Jacob Zuma had not insisted on giving the job to recently fired Siyabonga Gama.

Right2Know will hopefully prevent the selection of Shaun Abrahams's replacement as national director of public prosecutions being done in secret.


In my opinion

Matters of debate

Another lost decade of growth and an overall decline in prosperity looms unless president Cyril Ramaphosa stands up to the EFF, writes Carol Paton.

“For a country whose nerves seem to be grafted to the fortunes of finance ministers, the reaction to [Tito] Mboweni’s tweets was extraordinarily muted,” writes Tom Eaton.


Finding alpha

The long and the short of the markets

Post Office CEO Mark Barnes keeps extending his deadline for getting mail delivered again.

Ayo Technologies has not invested much of the R4.3bn it received from the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) in December, but nevertheless proposes to pay a 30c per share maiden dividend. With 344-million shares in issue, this comes to R103m.

This means the PIC will effectively get R30m of its own money back, while the owners of the remaining 71% of Ayo  — mainly Independent Media group proprietor Iqbal Survé — will pocket R73m.


Oh, very twitty

The lighter side of the web


Very visual

Graph of the day