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On a wing and a prayer for OR Tambo’s fuel supply

Airlines serving foreign destinations are praying that OR Tambo can fix its jet fuel crisis

PODCAST | Steinhoff should resist an appeal and hand over PWC document

Eusebius McKaiser and Rob Rose explain a judgment handed down on Tuesday in the Western Cape High Court that directs Steinhoff to hand over, within 10 days, a ...

Charlotte Maxeke hospital: some good news, but worries remain

The Joburg hospital has started reopening as the fire damage is repaired, but delays, security issues and patchy health and safety compliance are affecting ...

TRACEY DAVIES: SA’s two-faced energy transition

One face is filled with sunlight, the other peers blindly into a stygian coal mine

Roe leak underscores path for SA to avoid

The Roe v Wade saga in the US demonstrates the value of a politically impartial judiciary — long may ours stay that way

Sanlam’s Allianz JV is a windfall all round

While the deal makes Sanlam a ‘slow-burn buy’, say analysts, its subisidiary Santam stands to gain hugely, too

Why the Chinese dragon is faltering

How much China’s growth slows depends on how much it stimulates its economy and whether it relaxes its zero-Covid stance. There is a great deal of uncertainty ...

Prosus’s Russian PR disaster

The company has come under scathing fire from a Ukrainian PR monitoring group over its failure to break ties with its lucrative Russian internet assets

ROB ROSE: Pembury boss in the dock over ‘life rights’ hustle

Very few heads of companies are ever brought to book for fraud in SA, but that appears to be changing

ANN CROTTY: Froneman’s R300m haul — you ain’t seen nothin’ yet

The Sibanye-Stillwater CEO's payday has sparked a brouhaha, but wait for Covid bonus time in 18 months or so — R300m could look like chump change

Inside Oceana’s hush-hush AGM

Oceana’s AGM should have been the moment to question execs on its controversy-ridden Daybrook deal. Instead, investors were shut down

Young gun Mmamoloko Kubayi put in ANC economics hot seat

One of the ANC’s  rising stars has big shoes to fill in her new position

The big property bet on Romania

Investment case for Eastern European real estate appears intact as region shrugs off Russia’s war in Ukraine and Covid

Good governance the loser in Eastern Cape election

Mabuyane’s win may suit Ramaphosa, but his weak leadership during Covid and tepid response to corruption doesn’t bode well for the province’s people

Zondo singles out EOH for praise in state capture report

The IT company investigated itself after claims of corruption at the very top during the Zuma years

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Return of in-person indaba no lure for green-focused Sibanye

Hilary Joffe

Move is in line with its drive to reduce contribution to emissions, CEO Froneman says

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MTN proves doubters wrong by notching up 5-million mobile money users in SA

Mudiwa Gavaza

Cellular services giant continues to defy doubts about its decision to reboot its once-failed payments business

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Rapid loss of weather stations puts SA’s disaster forecasting at risk

Denene Erasmus

Failure to upgrade the SAWS network threatens its ability to issue early disaster warnings

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LUKANYO MNYANDA: Kganyago may find himself between a rock and a hard place

The Reserve Bank governor has to contain inflation threatening voters while supporting the economy

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David Furlonger Editor-at-large

DAVID FURLONGER: Now that’s how to do business SA

What do Germany, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Gabon and Greece have in common, besides their first letter? There’s a decent chance that if you visit any of these countries, you’ll find yourself travelling in an SA-made car

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Rob Rose Editor: Financial Mail

ROB ROSE: Pembury boss in the dock over ‘life rights’ hustle

Very few heads of companies are ever brought to book for fraud in SA, but that appears to be changing

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EDITORIAL: R100bn stuck in purgatory

About R100bn of potential investments languish in purgatory, precisely because of the breathtaking ineptitude of Gwede Mantashe's department

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