Picture: 123RF/LE MOAL OLIVIER
Picture: 123RF/LE MOAL OLIVIER

Stories of Note

Bytes from the digital world

Two of the six Eskom generating units that failed on Monday, plunging SA into the worst stage of load-shedding yet, were at the power utility’s newly built Medupi.

Sadly, Total’s Brulpadda is no instant panacea for SA’s energy crisis.


In My Opinion

Matters of debate

Some solace can be taken from communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams’s attempt to muzzle the SABC — the footage of her hand clearly blocking the camera was broadcast.

Not everyone is cynical about the government’s promises to leapfrog SA into the next industrial revolution.


Finding Alpha

The long and the short of the markets

The Public Investment Corporation should disclose the identities of the 13 external asset managers it appoints, and the sizes of their respective allocations.

Eskom has announced it will continue with load-shedding on Tuesday, implementing stage 3 from 8am to 11pm.


Oh, Very Twitty

The lighter side of the web


Very Visual

Graph of the day

Investors who bought into Vodacom half a decade ago and are still holding on have gained exactly nothing.