A good week for Cyril Ramaphosa

So what if it's taken years to make good on the promise of energy security? We'll take what wins we can

South Africans are investing in Montenegro for citizenship

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Magda Wierzycka’s return lifts eyebrows

The Sygnia founder's tenure as a non-executive was as short-lived as her strategic plans are numerous

Documentaries: Best of true-life drama

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Protect your legacy: Family trusts under the spotlight

SPONSORED | A discretionary trust, founded by a family member can play an important role in protecting the family legacy

SA’s Covid-19 fat cats

SA execs, like their global counterparts, are scoring handsomely, despite Covid-19. But the reasoning — to 'retain talent' — is wearing increasingly thin

TOBY SHAPSHAK: Light bulb moment shows up Gwede’s “research"

The president brings some of the sanity Gwede Mantashe has been unable or unwilling to provide

Is West Africa the focus region for export credit agency-supported financing?

SPONSORED | The success of an ECA project can be narrowed down to government involvement, digitalisation and direct financing

EXCLUSIVE: Zimbabwe’s finance minister on paying farmers

Mthuli Ncube is determined to fix the country's economy. The mining sector, it seems, is central to his plans

TFG’s hot (online) future

The retail group has swatted aside its first annual loss, preferring to focus on its plans for Jet and a big online push

SAA: Dream venture, or delusion?

It's a brave team that is buying into grounded national carrier SAA. The FM spoke to Takatso CEO Gidon Novick

ROB ROSE: Auditing heavyweight FulvioTonelli to chair Irba 2.0

It's clear, from a talk that the UK's Donald Brydon gave to SA auditors, that the profession needs a shake-up. Can the regulator step up?

TOBY SHAPSHAK: Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google meet the might of Big Law

Having created monopolies in online messaging, search and e-commerce, the giants are finally being reined in

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Page through a digital version of the printed Financial Mail magazine

The evolution of public relations

Digital communication has become the first choice for brands and those who fail to recognise this will miss out. It is also cost-effective and, if done right, ...

SA stumbling from one disaster to the next

Death stalks the beloved country and now a large batch of Covid vaccines has to be destroyed

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Capitec says half-year earnings to rise 292%

Garth Theunissen

SA’s biggest bank by customer numbers says half-year earnings to surge, but cautions on third wave

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Fortress says its retail assets are proving resilient

Karl Gernetzky

Fortress has cited the quality of its assets amid a hit to retail landlords, but is still eyeing a bigger footprint in high-end logistics

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Cement maker Sephaku shares soar on return to profit

Andries Mahlangu

Shares rise the most in almost four months as reopening of the economy boosts sales volumes

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JSE weaker as caution persists

Lindiwe Tsobo

The JSE is weaker amid mixed global markets as traders continue to digest the Fed's  change of stance

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SHIRLEY DE VILLIERS: The cash-strapped ANC decouples from logic

It’s deeply disturbing that a party that cannot manage its cashflow, has at its hands the levers – and coffers – of an entire state

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DAVID FURLONGER: Volvo plans an electrifying future

The Swedish car maker intends to abandon the production of petrol and diesel engines

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EDITORIAL: Ingonyama Trust ruling a rural rights victory

If the government is to atone for its failure in the face of the Ingonyama Trust's illegal leasing of trust land, it should ensure that the Pietermaritzburg high court judgment is adhered to

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