If it was a surprise that the Reserve Bank suddenly attached former Steinhoff boss Markus Jooste’s assets it was certainly a welcome one, and one that matters a great deal in an SA macroeconomic and political context.

It is almost five years since extensive fraud was disclosed in December 2017, when the company admitted to accounting “irregularities” that caused the share to lose R200bn of its value on the JSE, and Jooste resigned from Steinhoff with immediate effect...

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