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Behind Richemont’s market mauling

Not known as ‘Rupert the bear’ for nothing, the Richemont chair’s cautious outlook sent the company’s stock into a tailspin. But a panicky sell-off could be ...

ROB ROSE: Stalingrad, Markus Jooste style

Markus Jooste's legal papers, defending Steinhoff's bid to claw back R870m in salary and bonuses, illustrate how he plans to fight a criminal case - if it ever ...

SA entrepreneurs on the world stage

Dreamers, doers and super-achievers are holding the country‘s name high

GLENN ORSMOND: Comair slipped, but not on safety

It is important to note that the CAA made no negative findings on our flight operations, our aircraft or our flight technical standards

Can Bob van Dijk rekindle the Naspers love?

There's not much going right for Naspers/Prosus and its highly paid executives right now, but all options are on the table, say analysts, to salvage its ...

CHRIS ROPER: Nathi’s 100m climbdown

A public outcry has made Nathi Mthethwa backtrack on his grand flag ambition. Symbolically, however, the 100m flag continues to loom large — as an indicator of ...

Inside the ANC’s ‘implosion in motion’

The party’s latest policy discussion documents are vague, lacking in coherence and consistency. It is perhaps not surprising, given how factional battles seem ...

EDITORIAL: The coming public sector pay war

The government needs to stick to its guns in refusing to entertain higher-than-inflation demands

WeBuyCars changes the face of the used-car market

One of SA’s biggest used-car dealers has changed the face of the business through digital information about what the country drives. But it would like more ...

JUSTICE MALALA: Outsiders could steal the ANC race

If the party’s  big umbutho in December is like this year’s Kentucky Derby, look out for those for whom the odds are 80-1

SIMON BROWN: The insurance balancing act

Take out too large a policy too soon in life and you're probably wasting money; but start too late and it may cost you dearly

Can Sun City survive without the sin?

Sun City, the original home of sleazy glamour during the apartheid era, plans to revamp itself as a family destination

No room at Zimbabwe’s mortuaries

Harare’s public funeral parlours have exceeded their capacity — the result, it seems, of the government’s underinvestment in public services and infrastructure

The bug that saved Harties

A tiny bug, the megamelus scutellaris, has unwittingly helped revive Hartbeespoort Dam’s stagnant property market.

ESTHER MUKUMBO: Surviving the financial crunch

When tough times hit, what are your options to ride it out?

Pan African reckons there’s gold in them hills

Sudan seems an unlikely place for Africa’s new gold rush, but little Pan African Resources has big ambitions

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Pepkor reports muted revenue growth, but gets Steinhoff boost

Karl Gernetzky

Steinhoff’s settlement process resulted in a R429m boost for Pepkor as it removed exposure to a loan, helping lift operating profit almost a fifth

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CHRIS THURMAN: Portraits of impermanence

Chris Thurman

Joni Brenner’s exhibition Between You and Me: Four Models in the Studio touches on the quality of evanescence

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Tom Cruise continues to shine as the action-loving maverick

Tymon Smith

Top Gun: Maverick delivers something audiences can’t help being entranced by

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Five things to watch this weekend

Tymon Smith

A modern day cautionary tale, charming comedy from Disney + and a trio of dramas — what to stream

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DAVID FURLONGER: Is that a Merc or a Mosk?

From the sublime to the lowly, automotive history makes a comeback

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ROB ROSE: Stalingrad, Markus Jooste style

Markus Jooste's legal papers, defending Steinhoff's bid to claw back R870m in salary and bonuses, illustrate how he plans to fight a criminal case - if it ever comes

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The government needs to stick to its guns in refusing to entertain higher-than-inflation demands

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