EDITOR’S LUNCHBOX: State-capture inquiry should lead to incarceration, says Ismail Lagardien
The middle-class is all dressed up but with no obviously appealing person to vote for
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US consulting firm Bain’s apology for its role in destroying Sars can be used as a case study on how to use a former employee as a scapegoat.
The reason Jacob Zuma wanted to choose his own judge to investigate his involvement in state capture was “not to protect himself but to safeguard the integrity of that very inquiry”, according to his lawyers.
In My Opinion
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The Zondo commission’s terms of reference should be expanded, and should lead to prosecutions, incarceration and, as much as is possible, reclamation of some of the money that was syphoned from the state, writes Ismail Lagardien.
“A growing number of DA voters will vote for it only because they feel they don’t have other options,” writes Steven Friedman.
The long and the short of the markets
Holiday resort Sun City says all its hotels will be fully operational from Wednesday after it was hit by a hailstorm that resulted in widespread damage and flooding on Saturday.
A2X CEO Kevin Brady tells Business Day that Standard Bank was “a tipping point” for the exchange and the addition of Naspers “gets us to critical mass”.
Oh, Very Twitty
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Graph of the day
Consensus is almost unanimous that the US Fed will raise rates for the fourth time this year, with 91 of 92 experts polled by Bloomberg expecting the fourth 25 basis point increase this year.