TOBY SHAPSHAK: Who does Mantashe think he’s fooling?

Every time I write about an ANC politician, bots pop up in my timeline like pothole repairers the month before a local election

’Tis the season for ANC reform

With the local government elections out of the way, the ANC is entering a period of introspection — again — as it assesses its declining support

DAVID FURLONGER: Uncertainty meets (very) cautious optimism

Automotive survey highlights the challenges facing the global motor industry

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Bell’s historic blunder

The company’s widely panned lowball buyout offer sank last week, in a victory for activists and minority investors

The dire state of the SANDF

The defence force put on a show at its Northern Cape training centre that impressed some, but not others

ROB ROSE: No, vaccine mandates aren’t Nazism

As SA edges closer to rules preventing antivaxxers from entering restaurants or public spaces, the attempts to tar this as ‘Nazism’ are on the rise. If only ...

Has the Reserve Bank moved too soon on rates?

There are good arguments for and against the Reserve Bank’s decision to hike rates earlier this month. Has the Bank moved too soon?

EDITORIAL: SA needs booster shots now

The government should immediately begin providing booster shots for all fully vaccinated adults

All in: why Implats still wants RBPlats

The deals are on in the local PGM sector, and Implats has made its bid to buy the rest of neighbour Royal Bafokeng Platinum for R150 a share. The FM spoke to ...

JUSTICE MALALA: Gwede Mantashe, the minister of policy confusion

The mineral resources & energy minister’s stance on the empowerment in the mining sector risks billions in investment

Shell faces full wrath of PR hurricane

‘Shell’ is like kryptonite to environmentalists as the company faces the full force of a PR hurricane

GIULIETTA TALEVI: Living in interesting times

It is all rather academic until you consider that Naspers and Prosus hold their interest in Tencent – the investment regarded as the most successful in the ...

Brait: take the rights or run?

For the second time in two years, Brait is back with its begging bowl. But, says its CEO, that’s better than an asset fire sale

CHRIS ROPER: Decoding the gospel of ‘healer’ Mogoeng

Imagine a world in which you could, at the push of a button, call out elected officials — and those appointed by God —for their hubris

AVI + Mondelez? No thanks, say investors

What is AVI without its core Snackworks division? An unappetising sideshow, say analysts, as food giant Mondelez circles

Coronation cash flush but cautious

Coronation has scooped much higher performance fees this year — but warns that we are at a cyclical market high

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Industrials Reit reports impressive rental growth

Karl Gernetzky

The specialist UK-focused multi-let group has been selling off assets in mainland Europe  to focus on the UK

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JSE firmer as Omicron fears ease

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JSE follows markets higher as investors’ focus turns to the US jobs report for November

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UJ the latest university to make Covid-19 vaccination mandatory

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Staff, ad hoc contractors, visitors and students will have to produce vaccination certificates before entering the campus

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Absa flags doubling of profit as impairments ease

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Credit impairments improved materially year-on-year off a high base, while customer deposit growth remains robust

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DAVID FURLONGER: Uncertainty meets (very) cautious optimism

Automotive survey highlights the challenges facing the global motor industry

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EDITORIAL: Government snookered as grave is dug for e-tolls

The fact is, e-tolls are as good as buried. Mbalula may kick the can down the road but it’s clear motorists have boycotted the system

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Rob Rose Editor: Financial Mail

ROB ROSE: No, vaccine mandates aren’t Nazism

As SA edges closer to rules preventing antivaxxers from entering restaurants or public spaces, the attempts to tar this as ‘Nazism’ are on the rise. If only Hitler had merely banned Jews from his eateries

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