Picture: 123RF/YURIZ
Picture: 123RF/YURIZ

Stories of Note

Bytes from the digital world

We know things have not been okay in the past but we are rectifying things‚” President Cyril Ramaphosa reassured the audience at the opening of a R100m sports facility.

“The ‘regularisation’ of [former president Jacob Zuma’s] tax affairs after years of delinquency does not exculpate him any more than a thief who repays the stolen money, or a shop-lifter who attempts to replace the stolen goods on the shelf after he is caught,” says Colonel Johan du Plooy.


In My Opinion

Matters of debate

Hardly a man of letters like his predecessor Thabo Mbeki, who prefers essay-like Facebook posts, Zuma goes for short videos on Twitter.

A businessman who took the state to the Constitutional Court to ensure the Scorpions’ successor, the Hawks, were sufficiently independent of the executive, offers the ANC a history lesson.


Finding Alpha

The long and the short of the markets

As anybody who tracked the slew of listeriosis-related statements issued between March and December 2018 will know, communication is not one of Tiger Brands’ strengths, writes Ann Crotty.

Investec is cheap, according to banking analysts.


Oh, Very Twitty

The lighter side of the web


Very Visual

Graph of the day

SA produces the most platinum, and Russia the most palladium.