Former DA leader Helen Zille. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
Former DA leader Helen Zille. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO

Stories of Note

Bytes from the digital world

Axed Sars commissioner Tom Moyane suffered an ignominious high court defeat. Not only did he fail to get his old job back, he got saddled with the other side’s legal bills.

Cyril Ramaphosa replacing Jacob Zuma as president was good for the country, but not for opposition parties, according to the latest polls. 


In My Opinion

Matters of debate

In the face of criticism from Helen Zille, among others, Peter Bruce stands by his advice to vote for Cyril Ramaphosa, which obviously translates into a vote for the ANC.

BusinessLIVE’s poet laureate Tom Eaton has written some Christmas verses, which include: “The children were nested all snug in the dark. (The lights had gone off, thanks to Megawatt Park.)”


Finding Alpha

The long and the short of the markets

London-listed information services company Experian will buy SA credit bureau Compuscan, which is chaired by former FNB CEO Michael Jordaan, for R3.7bn.

The rand fell to its lowest level against the dollar in almost a month on Monday as traders braced for more volatility after British Prime Minister Theresa May called off a parliamentary vote on her Brexit strategy, setting the scene for more turmoil in global markets.


Oh, Very Twitty

The lighter side of the web


Very Visual

Graph of the day

The JSE is heading to be the fifth worst performing emerging-market stock exchange this year.