Stories of Note

Bytes from the digital world

Does Hanlon’s razor — never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity — apply to Eskom?

Notwithstanding that Eskom has already paid billions to the likes of McKinsey and Trillian for no discernible work, apparently the answer to its current problems is more consultants.  

In My Opinion

Matters of debate

The cost of Medupi has escalated from R69bn in 2007 to the latest estimate, in 2016, of R145bn, and it and Kusile are only generating half the electricity they should be.

Getting reliable information from Eskom is as painful as undergoing open-heart surgery without so much as a shot of brandy, writes John Dludlu.

Finding Alpha

The long and the short of the markets

MTN chair Phuthuma Nhleko has reason to celebrate Total’s Brulpadda find.

Brazilian miner Vale was aware the dam at Brumadinho in the state of Minas Gerais was unsafe, but did not take precautions, such as moving a company canteen that was just downhill from the structure.

Oh, Very Twitty

The lighter side of the web

Anyone seen Mzwanele Manyi’s voters? 

Very Visual

Graph of the day